Police, EFCC partner in fight against corruption

Posted by News Express | 8 December 2016 | 1,869 times

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The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim K. Idris, has assured that the Nigeria Police Force will continue to provide necessary support and cooperation to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in tackling corruption and other areas of its operations.

The IGP gave the assurance on Monday, when the Ag. Chairman of the Commission, Ibrahim Magu, paid him a courtesy call at the Force Headquarters in Abuja.

According to a statement issued by Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Don N Awunah, the IGP also commended the Ag. Chairman for his proven track records and significant achievements he has recorded so far after taking over the leadership of the Commission.

The IGP encouraged the EFCC boss and wished him more successes in running the affairs of the Commission. He assured him of Police participation in the EFCC forth coming project tagged ‘Women against Corruption Project’.

In his remarks, the Ag. Chairman congratulated the IGP on his appointment and appreciated the warm reception accorded him and his team. He commended the IGP for the good working relationship between EFCC and the Nigeria Police Force. He uses the opportunity to seek for more support and cooperation of the IGP on other activities of the commission.

Awunah said the EFCC Ag. Chairman further stressed that he had observed keenly several achievements recorded by the Nigeria Police Force under the leadership of the IGP in the fight against crime and criminality across the country. He also informed the IGP that the EFCC will soon launch a programme by mobilising women against corruption at the International Conference Centre, Abuja and appealed to the IGP to deploy women Police participants at the event.

•Photo shows IGP Ibrahim K. Idris.

Source: News Express

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