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EFCC will get those hindering Nigeria’s progress, says Bawa

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa has stated that the commission will get those hindering the progress of Nigeria.

This was stated by the EFCC chairman, Bawa while speaking at a state house press briefing held in Abuja on Thursday.

Bawa said the EFCC is committed to ensuring that Nigeria is free of all forms of financial and economic crimes.

He said the commission has a “motivated workforce leveraging on the support of every stakeholder and party both at home and abroad to deliver on the vision of Nigeria free of all forms of economic and financial crimes”.

“Nigeria is the only country we have. We are the ones to safeguard it and of course, we need the support of those home and abroad,” he said.

“Please don’t cross the line and do remember that if you are not one of us taking Nigeria to its promised land, the EFCC will get you anywhere, anytime.”

While speaking on Sunrise Daily, a Channels Television programme, on Tuesday, the 40-year-old said he has been receiving death threatssince he became the chairman of the anti-corruption agency.

In February 2021, Bawa was named as the EFCC chairman to replace Ibrahim Magu, the former acting chairman of the anti-graft commission.

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June 2021