EFCC, RTEAN collaborate to tackle economic and financial crimes
Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) Mr Ibrahim Magu says preventive measures is the best way to succeed on the ongoing fight against corruption.
Mr Magu make this known at the weekend in Ilorin while receiving leadership of the Kwara State Chapter of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) in Ilorin Zonal Office of the commission, the EFCC chairman, represented by the Ilorin Head of the commission, Mr. Isyaku Sharu, said that, “Our duty does not end in arresting and prosecuting people. We are changing lives for good. We must look at the preventive mechanism”.
The EFCC boss also appealed to members of the RTEAN to partner with the commission in fighting corruption menace.
“Fighting corruption is not one man’s business. It is a collective responsibility, we collect information from members of the public. Information, intelligence is key. You relate with the lowest, middle and highest, so you get information, I appeal to you partner with the EFCC in the ongoing fight against corruption”, he said.
Also, speaking the chairman of the RTEAN, Kwara State Chapter, Alhaji Abdulrahman Olayinka Onikijipa praised the EFCC boss for his efforts day and night in the fight against corruption.
He commended the Executive Chairman of the Commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, for his leadership style since his assumption as the head of the leading anti-graft agency, prayed God to guide and protect him.
He stated further that ” You will agree with me that corruption is not a one man’s business because all hands need to be on deck in the fight against the menace and we urged Nigerians to be vigilant and report all cases of economic and Financial Crimes to the Commission”
Abdulrahman, however, assured that the RTEAN would do everything within its reach to support the commission in the fight against crimes related to economic and financial crimes.