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Friday, 2 September 2016

EFCC Opens Its Detention Facilities For CSOs, NGOs and Journalists

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, on Thursday, September 1, opened its doors to journalists, Civil Society Organisations and members of the public.

The purpose of the visit was to demonstrate the Commission’s commitment to transparency and accountability through a guided tour of its detention facilities by the Deputy Director of Operations, Lagos Zonal Office, Mr. Iliyasu Kwarbai.

Speaking during the tour, Kwarbai welcomed the CSOs and media representatives and assured them that the EFCC is guided by its core values; integrity being chief of them. “We are a group of professionals. We analyze petitions, gather facts and give people fair hearing. We carry out preliminary investigation before inviting anyone. The accused person is invited last”, he said.

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