EFCC Chairman Slams CSOs Over Protest On Corruption War
konknaijaboy | On 12, Aug 2015
Amos Dunia, Per Second News —Abuja - Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde, has described as shocking the protest against the prosecution of some corrupt individuals in the country by some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), which caused a melodrama at the premises of the agency some weeks ago.
Lamorde therefore threw a challenge to CSOs in the country to look inwards and fully support the anti-graft agency in its concerted efforts aimed at ridding the country of economic and financial crimes.
Represented by the Director of Operations of the EFCC, Olaolu Adegbite, at a Share Fair workshop with the theme; “Fulfilling its mandate: Government Leading Anti-Corruption Efforts”, organized by the CLEEN Foundation, in Abuja, Lamorde noted that it was essential for the society at large, including the CSOs, to see themselves as partners with the EFCC, in the war on corruption.
Lamorde’s comments which came on the heels of an alleged sponsored protest by a rented crowd on the aegis of Coalition of Civil Liberties and Equity that was staged at…[Continue reading HERE]