Anti-corruption summit: Buhari, Kagame, Tinubu grace summit in Abuja (photos)

Anti-corruption summit: Buhari, Kagame, Tinubu grace summit in Abuja (photos)

President Paul Kagame of Rwanda on Tuesday, June 11, arrived Abuja, as he begins his two-day visit.

During his visit, he will be giving a keynote address alongside President Muhammadu Buhari at the National Democracy Day Anti-Corruption summit.

The summit is organised by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and it is ongoing at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja.

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The summit opens with an address from the acting chairman of the anti-graft agency, Ibrahim Magu.

At the time of writing this report, the summit is screening a short documentary on corruption, what is means, its devastating effects on Africa and its economy.

In attendance are presidents from other African countries, and Bola Ahmed Tinubu, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the EFCC fired at Senate president, Bukola Saraki, asking him not to fear its investigation if he has nothing to hide.

The EFCC was replying a statement by Yusuph Olaniyonu who is the media aide of Saraki, where he claimed there was a witch-hunt against the Senate president.

The EFCC said it is empowered by the law to carry out investigation for the purpose of accountability. The anti-graft agency said it has discharged its duty without ill-will and will continue to do so.

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It asked Saraki not to fret if he has no skeleton in his cupboard.

The statement partly reads: “The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has taken note of the reactions of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki to the Commission’s inquiries regarding his earnings as Kwara State governor as well as on the quality of his financial stewardship in the Senate..."

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