- Some recoveries made by the EFCC was exhibited at the eight annual general meeting and conference for heads of anti-corruption agencies in commonwealth Africa
- The items include amulets, fake currencies, calabashes and local herbs
- President Muhammadu Buhari was seen counting some of the fake currencies recovered
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission during its eight annual general meeting and conference for heads of anti-corruption agencies in commonwealth Africa showcased various recoveries made from corrupt individuals across Nigeria.
The conference was themed: "Partnering Towards Asset Recovery and Return".
Some of the items exhibited by the anti-graft agency include: fake currencies - both local and foreign - mostly used by fraudsters; amulets popularly known as juju by Africans, calabash, local herbs, ball racers and many others.
The annual general meeting organised by the EFCC was followed by the commissioning of the commission's new ultra-modern headquarters located in Jabi area of Abuja.
The new EFCC's office was commissioned by Nigeria's president, Muhammadu Buhari.
The occasion was graced by both Nigerian and international dignitaries including the former president of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki; the secretary-general of the Commonwealth Patricia Scotland; former EFCC chairman, Farida Waziri, and the wife of a former EFCC Chairman Nuhu Ribadu.
At the commissioning of the new anti-graft office, President Buhari was seen counting some of the fake dollars and currencies recovered by the EFCC.
The president had earlier said his administration would not be deterred in its fight against corruption.
Legit.ng earlier reported that President Buhari narrated how he was ousted out of power and detained in 1985 for fight corrupt officials.
The president also noted that some of the money his regime recovered from the corrupt individuals then were returned while he was in detention.
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Meanwhile, the speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, while speaking at the commissioning said there were millions of corruption-free Nigerians littered all over the globe.
Dogara told the president that he is not alone in the fight to ensure that corrupt individuals are brought to justice in Nigeria.
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