Prevention Is A Critical Key In Fighting Corruption – EFCC
The Ag. Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Ibrahim Magu has called on all segment and sections of the society to take corruption fight as a collective responsibility.
Magu was represented by the Commission’s Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, today, February 21, 2018, at the just concluded Adamawa State Anti-Corruption Summit organised by the Adamawa State Government.
He stated that prevention is a very critical key in the fight against corruption.
According to him, all the stakeholders including parents muct be involved in tne fight against corruption. “Parents must teach their children accountability, transparency and morality”, said.
He expressed delight with the template designed by the Adamawa State Government in fighting corruption, especially in finance and justice sectors which he said has yielded a lot of result. “Citizens ownership is also needed as all hand the be on deck”, he added.
In his presentation, the State Commissioner of Justice, Bala Sanga informed the gathering that the provisions as contained in the EFCC Establishment Act and Administration of Criminal justice Act, makes provision for accelerated hearing which is an impetus in the fight against corruption.
Sanga said that though the state has no investigating agency, he said the state relies on the EFCC for prosecutorial powers.
He concluded by saying self integrity is the yard stick in fighting corruption.
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