The Federal Bureau of Investigation has lauded the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, describing the anti-graft agency as a critical partner in the global fight against organized crime and corruption.
While speaking on behalf of the FBI, the Legal Attaché of the Bureau, Uche Ahamdi, noted that the EFCC needed to be commended for its professionalism.
Ahamdi disclosed this when he led a delegation on a courtesy visit to the Enugu Zonal Head of the EFCC, Oshodi Johnson, in his office at Independence Layout, Enugu.
According to him, the EFCC is a critical partner to the FBI, and they have specific capacities in the fight against crime. He expressed optimism that the EFCC would do better if more values are added to their operation.
He further stated that EFCC was on the right track and that FBI was ready to support the Commission in getting things done, considering that the two organizations have a joint mandate, which is fighting all forms of cross border crimes.
Meanwhile, earlier in his welcome remarks, the Zonal Head, Johnson Oshodi, observed that both the FBI and EFCC have a very cordial and symbiotic relationship.
FBI Lauds EFCC
The EFCC has stressed the need for the Nigerian Army and the anti-graft agency to collaborate to fight money laundering.
According to the Maiduguri Zonal Head of the EFCC, Onwukwe C. Obiora, the Theatre Command is a critical stakeholder in the war against corruption.
He emphasized the need for the Nigerian Army to join hands with the EFCC to end insurgency in Nigeria by identifying and cutting off the source of financing for the insurgents.