EFCC Reaffirms Commitment Towards Assets Recovery
EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Magu/File

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu on Tuesday reiterated that the Commission will continue to work towards the recovery of Nigeria’s stolen assets.

The Acting chairman stated this when he received members of the Nigerian Society of International Law, Edo State Chapter who paid a courtesy visit to the Benin Zonal Office of the Commission.

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Magu who was represented by the Zonal Head, Muhtar Bello, said “it was imperative that all hands are on deck to recover our common wealth stolen by some corrupt Nigerians as the anti-graft agency cannot do it alone.

Recently, we had a Road Walk to commemorate African Anti-Corruption Day which was on the recovery of our stolen assets. Since your association has international dimensions, we can collaborate in this regard.”

He said the Commission will explore other areas of collaboration with the association.

“Sometimes, when we start an investigation and discover that there are links with foreign countries, we contact those countries for assistance and I believe your association will be of assistance too,” he said.

“We will continue to crack down on fraudsters because of the damage they do to our economy”.

Earlier, Patrick Isiekwene, chairman of the Association said their visit was to explore ways of collaborating with the Commission in the fight against corruption.

“We deem it fit to visit your office to familiarize ourselves with you and to assist you when necessary via information and other best global practice,” he stated.