A delegation of the Kenya Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
has lauded the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for its resolve to
fight such crimes in Nigeria and beyond.
The Kenyan delegation is on a study visit to the EFCC
Academy in Karu.
Vincent Okong'o who is the Director Preventive Services,
EACC, Kenya, stated they were on a visit to the Commission as part of their
tour guide in creating a Regional Anti-corruption Academy.
"Only East Africa does not have anti-corruption
academy and we have chosen EFCC Academy as one," Okong'o said.
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Okongo's said the delegation in the course of its tour,
had learnt a lot and had received positive responses which would be taken back
and worked on.
Okon'go, in appreciating EFCC for its doggedness to the fight
against corruption both locally and internationally, hoped that, the
relationship between the two countries would be further entrenched.
Meanwhile, Chairman of Ibrahim Lamorde, has reiterated
the need to strengthen the existing collaboration among African countries in
fighting the menace of corruption.
"The reason Africa is not developed is because of
corruption, as it drags us back. Therefore we, as anti-graft agencies and
indeed all Africans, need to come together to fight the monster," said
Lamorde. - CAJ News
- CAJ News