Magu to Nigerians: Key into the anti-corruption fight

Posted by Mayowa Okekale, Abuja | 26 June 2019 | 686 times

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•Magu (L) listening to Prof. Gambari

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, on Monday, stated that collaboration was key in the fight against corruption while urging all Nigerians to embrace the fight.

“We need to appeal to all Nigerians to take ownership of the fight against corruption,” Magu said.

The EFCC boss stated this when the chairman and founder, Savannah Centre for Diplomacy, Democracy & Development and former External Affairs Minister, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, paid him a courtesy visit in the EFCC corporate headquarters, Jabi, Abuja.

Magu further disclosed that efforts were being made by the Commission to involve religious leaders in the anti-corruption fight, noting that religious leaders were in position to speak to their followers on the ills of corruption and the need to eradicate it.

While appreciating the efforts of the commission, Prof Gambari stated that there was no alternative to the fight against corruption and that it was a fight for everyone.

The former Minister disclosed that his organisation was committed to the anti-corruption mandate of the EFCC, adding that “everybody must insist on doing what is right in order to overcome corruption.”

Source: News Express

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