Abuja - Chairman of the Economic and
Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Lamorde, has urged law enforcers to keep
up with trends criminals continuously devised to evade the law.
"Crimes in the sub-region have not only grown in
proportion but in sophistication," he told delegates at the Network of
National Anti-Corruption Institutions in West Africa (NACIWA) Anti-Corruption
Academy Training Programme in Abuja.
"Criminals now have reaches across national
institutions to the point where they can even threaten he existence of some
States," he highlighted.
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Lamorde thus urged stakeholders and law enforcers in West
Africa to maintain partnerships to thwart such criminal deeds in the region.
"Such professional relationships come in handy when
bureaucratic bottlenecks and red tapes threaten to derail law enforcement
activities across jurisdiction," Lamorde said.
- CAJ News