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EFCC boss vows to die fighting corruption

20 February 2016, 17:09

Abuja - The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has vowed to fight corruption in Nigeria to a standstill even if it would cost him his life.

Magu made the assertion while playing host to a group of lawyers who visited him in Lagos to pledge their support for the ongoing war against corruption.

The EFCC boss enjoined Nigerians to support the current anti-graft war as the battle has entered a delicate phase where the vice is fighting back.

Also read: EFCC boss knocks 'corrupt' lawyers, journalists

He said "I am not afraid of anything. I prefer to die fighting corruption if need be,” he declared. Cross section of the lawyers during the visit He expressed regrets that some unpatriotic Nigerians, including senior lawyers, had “joined forces with fraudsters and those who looted our commonwealth by becoming coaches and technical advisers on how to escape justice”.

Magu also appealed to lawyers to be guided by good conscience and the interest of Nigeria when accepting briefs.

He admonished lawyers to allow the interest of Nigeria and good conscience to guide them when accepting briefs.

- News 24

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