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Friday, 27 October 2017

Buhari'll not frustrate Nigerians – Magu

Mr Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crime Commission, (EFCC), pronounced in Abuja on Thursday that President Muhammadu Buhari would not frustrate in the battle against corruption.

Magu gave the affirmation while handling inquiries from journalists on the sideline of a preliminary meeting towards 2018 African Union (AU) conference.

The meeting focused on Nigeria’s role as the champion of the 2018 AU theme,

“Winning the Fight Against Corruption"

A Sustainable Path to Africa's Transformation". African leaders had collectively commanded the Nigerian leaders  to champion the battle against corruption in the continent, amid the 29th Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Magu said that Buhari had shown admirable political will in the battle against the hazard, including that his accomplishment in that war earned him the trust to be picked by African leaders to champion the reason.

 For this meeting to take place is an indication that there is an effective political will to fight corruption.

That the President has been recognized as a leader and champion of anti-corruption campaign in Africa just confirms the achievement of Nigeria's battle against debasement.

For the whole world to recognise our President as an anti-corruption champion is something to be happy about.

We all have realize that he (President) is completely dedicated to this battle. His will to battle against corruption is solid. There is no uncertainty about that," he said.

Magu said that the commission would not frustrate whatever is left of the world, particularly after Nigeria was perceived and given the order to lead the battle.

Corruption is the enemy of any development in the world. And African is saying that corruption is the worst enemy of the continent.

We need everybody to join this campaign by uncovering each degenerate propensity." Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Ambassador Thomas Quartey, who likewise talked entrusted the media to assume a basic part in the battle against corruption in Nigeria.