THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared that to this point it has recorded a complete of 172 convictions between January to this point just because it known as on Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) hooked up to fighting corruption within the nation to enroll in arms with the Commission to reach a corruption-free society.
The disclosure used to be made by means of the Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Mr Ibrahim Magu, in Gombe on Monday at an tournament to mobilise the folk to take possession of the fight against corruption within the nation.
Ibrahim Magu whilst addressing the collection hopefully declared that: “As I speak to you today, the EFCC has recorded over 172 convictions since the beginning of the year and we expect the figure to improve significantly before the end of 2018.”
The Anti-Corruption Agency chairman additional emphasized that as a question of necessity, each Nigerian will have to take possession of the fight against corruption, including that: “This is the right time to act in order to stem the tide of corruption as the 2019 general elections approach.”
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“As we move closer to the general elections where Nigerians will vote for the present government or a new leadership to take control of governance, it is time that we all must be vigilant. We all must be careful as citizens to ensure that only people with proven records of integrity are elected into offices,” he stressed out.
Ibrahim Magu, due to this fact, known as on all Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), spiritual organisations, conventional leaders and others to help in sensitising electorate to just vote proper and to not compromise announcing, “voters should not fall into the temptation of selling their votes.”
According to him, electorate should be skilled to understand that their everlasting electorate’ playing cards (PVCs) constitute the ticket for his or her long term and a wholesome dwelling in the event that they use it correctly.
Ibrahim Magu used to be in Gombe to mobilise the folk to take possession of the fight against corruption.