EFCC denies alleged witch-hunt of state govt.


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday says that the fight against corruptions n in the country is not mention to witch-hunt anyone, or state government.
The Acting Chairman of the anti-graft agency, Ibrahim Magu stated this during the 2018 anti-corruption walk in Port Harcourt the Rivers state capital with the collaboration of Civil Society Organisations in the state on Monday.
Represented by the Zonal Head Port Harcourt Operation of the EFCC, Nnaghe Itam, a Police Inspector, Magu describes the graft war as a fight for accountability and vowed the commission’s commitment to sustaining it until corruption is stamped out of the system.
Itam said, ” The war is ongoing to force corruption out of Nigeria. It is not a fight against any State government, it is a fight for good governance and transparency.It is a fight for accountability,it is a fight to ensure we have development,it is a fight to ensure that real dividends of democracy are delivered to the people”
The zonal EFCC boss explained,” The fight against corruption is not selective, it has to start somewhere and where it started is where it is supposed to start”
“It is for sincerity .The fight against corruption is like a moving train whatever obstacle we meet on the way, we crush it and move on”
He extolled the achievements of the fight stressing that the gains are obvious to the public.
Speaking also, the Program Officer of Social Action, Isaac Green, said the CSOs decided to take the fight against corruption to the road with EFCC because corruption hinders development.
He said, “Our collaboration with EFCC against corruption is strong because the commission has come to belief that this fight will rid corruption out in our society”.