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EFCC disowns Ekweremadu as anti-corruption ambassador

20 April 2016, 13:01

Abuja - Abuja – The Economic and Financial Commission has disowned the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu.

As its anti-corruption ambassador. Ekweremadu was reportedly decorated as an ambassador of the anti-graft agency by its National Assembly Liaison Officer, Sulaiman Bakari, on Tuesday.

Also read: EFCC names Ekweremadu anti-corruption ambassador

The commission kicked against it on Wednesday morning, saying th‎at it did not authorise Bakari to confer such status on Ekweremadu or any other politician for that matter.

In a statement dissociating the commission from the action, EFCC Spokesman. Wilson Uwujaren, claimed Bakari acted on his own as the commission does not give awards but investigates economic and Financial crimes.

Source: Vanguard

- News 24


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