The United Kingdom has disclosed its intention to support the anti-corruption fight of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) with digital forensic technology.
The anti-corruption lead, United Kingdom National Crime Agency in Nigeria, Paddy Kerr, made the development public.
The EFCC announced the development on its twitter handle.
As it tweeted:
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it secured 142 convictions between January and July 2018.
The acting chairman of the ant-graft agency, Ibrahim Magu, made this disclosure in a speech titled “Africa unite to defeat corruption.”
In a speech delivered on Magu's behalf by zonal head of the EFCC Lagos office, Akaninyene Ezima, he declared that the depth and gravity of corruption in Nigeria could be seen in the fact that between January and July 2018 alone, the agency has secured 142 convictions. According to him, it is an indication that the EFCC is determined to win the corruption war, no matter how long it takes.
The EFCC stages a walk against corruption - on Legit.ng TV: