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Friday, 30 November 2018

EFCC, INTERPOL sign MoU on corruption

EFCC, INTERPOL sign MoU on corruption

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the International Police, INTERPOL.

The memorandum is part of a collaboration aimed at tackling corruption in the country.

The acting Chairman of EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, received the INTERPOL delegate led by Commissioner of Police, Shola Subair, CP INTERPOL, at the EFCC Headquarters, Jabi, Abuja on Friday and expressed his appreciation for the initiative.

He said the move will go a long way in checkmating the activities of fraudsters across the globe and Nigeria in particular.

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Magu said the MoU will further create a greater technical teamwork and allow the EFCC to be connected to the 194 member countries of the organisation, stressing the need for the Nigerian leading anti-graft agency’s staff to be seconded to the Interpol.

Magu also used the opportunity to explain how the Database can be used in tracing the movement of looters in an out of the country and also how this collaboration will give EFCC access to the 194 member countries of the Interpol.

“All sort of criminality is taking place and looters are everywhere, now that the EFCC is going for extradition of looters outside the country, there is no better time than now, EFCC will use it opportunity judiciously”, Magu said, adding that the MoU will strengthen the EFCC’s efforts in areas of monitoring illegal assets.

He further added that, with the elections fast approaching, “the EFCC is on the watch out. We would not fold our hands and allow people move illicit funds indiscriminately in the name of vote buying.

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Nigeria is blessed with both human and natural resources. It is high time the generality of Nigerians is rewarded for God-given natural resources that abound”.

Subair, who led the delegation, stressed the importance of the INTERPOL/EFCC partnership, as it would further strengthen the anti-corruption efforts of the anti-graft agency.

He said: “INTERPOL provides a wide range of policing expertise and capabilities, supporting three main crime programmes: Counter-terrorism, Cybercrime, Organized and Emerging Crimes. We are mobilising for the enlistment of all law enforcement agencies in Nigeria, and we consider to kick-start the assignment at the EFCC.”

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