The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ola Olukoyede, has assured Nigerians that no corrupt government official will find a hiding place under his watch. He made this statement during a meeting with the chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Musa Adamu Aliyu.
Olukoyede emphasized that President Bola Tinubu is providing the right atmosphere for anti-graft activities, creating an environment where corrupt individuals cannot escape investigation. He highlighted the commitment of both agencies to work together and stressed that no one is immune to investigation for corruption allegations.
The EFCC chairman acknowledged the enormity of cases being handled by both agencies, justifying their independent existence. He emphasized the need for collaboration and synergy between anti-corruption agencies to effectively tackle corruption in Nigeria.
In response, the ICPC boss, Musa Adamu Aliyu, stressed the importance of understanding and synergy between the two commissions. He expressed readiness for collaboration and partnership, highlighting the significance of a good working relationship in the fight against corruption.
The engagement between EFCC and ICPC signals a commitment to working together, extending hands of comradeship and fellowship to strengthen their collective efforts against corruption in the country. The agencies plan to sustain this relationship and hold regular meetings to review their collaborative initiatives.
The collaboration between EFCC and ICPC is seen as a positive step in enhancing the effectiveness of anti-corruption efforts in Nigeria, providing a united front against corrupt practices.