Home NIGERIA Keyamo commends EFCC's convictions record

Keyamo commends EFCC’s convictions record Updated for 2021


Updated: February 25, 2021

The Minister of State for Niger-Delta, Festus Keyamo, on Thursday, September 12, 2019  commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for recording the highest number of convictions among law enforcement agencies in Nigeria. 

Keyamo gave the commendation at the EFCC Academy, Abuja, while addressing 164 Officers of the EFCC Cadet Course 8 currently undergoing orientation and induction at the Academy.

[read_more id="2" more="Read full article" less="Read less"]

Keyamo charged the Cadets to take the fight against corruption seriously, bearing in mind the admonition of President Muhammadu Buhari that, “if we don’t kill corruption, corruption will kill Nigeria”.

“Anybody who said corruption is not the bane of Nigeria today is not honest.

“A research conducted sometime ago revealed that the amount of money looted as a result of corruption in Nigeria stands at $400billion,” he said.

Keyamo enjoined the Cadets to celebrate their recruitment into the Commission at a time when the EFCC truly enjoys complete independence to execute its mandate.

He blamed interference by previous governments for the slow pace of the fight against corruption in the past as several investigations and prosecution of offenders were frustrated.

In another presentation, Femi Gbarufu, Head, Human Resources enlightened the Cadets on the structure and functions of the Human Resources Unit. He charged them to observe the stipulated work ethics, codes of conduct and the core values of the Commission.


Today News Africa
Today News Africahttps://todaynewsafrica.com
Today News Africa is a US-based international news organization focused on US-Africa policy and breaking news. Our goal is to provide truthful and exclusive stories to a diverse audience across North America and the African Continent. Subscribe to our news page at https://todaynewsafrica.com/ and Follow us on Twitter @todaynewsafrica


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Trending Now


Human Rights Watch concludes Abiy Ahmed’s soldiers bombed civilians to death, schools, hospitals and markets in Tigray region

Ethiopian federal forces carried out apparently indiscriminate shelling of urban areas in the Tigray region in November 2020 in violation of the laws of war, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday. Artillery attacks at the start of the armed conflict struck homes, hospitals, schools, and markets in the city of Mekelle, and the towns of Humera and Shire, killing at least 83 civilians, including children, and wounding...

Stay connected


[read_more id="2" more="Read full article" less="Read less"]

error: Alert: Content is protected !!