Chairman of Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, on Thursday, mentioned that the battle towards corruption in Nigeria requires all arms to be on the deck for it to be gained.
Bawa additionally expressed optimism that Nigeria would get out of its current predicament, occasioned by corruption.
The EFCC boss acknowledged this throughout an anti-corruption sensitisation at Kwara State School of Well being Know-how, Offa.
Bawa, represented by the Head, Public Affairs unit of Ilorin Zonal Workplace of EFCC, Ayodele Babatunde, mentioned that different types of crimes, comparable to kidnapping, armed theft and cybercrime, additionally contributed to the nation’s issues.
He mentioned that after Nigerians, each within the personal and public sectors, embraced the tradition of accountability, service, onerous work and nationwide pleasure, issues could be higher for the nation.
“The anti-corruption campaign was a part of the preventive measures by the fee to sensitise Nigerians on the ills of corruption and win public assist for the battle,” he mentioned.
Bawa, whose handle centred on: “EFCC and the Function of the Youth in Curbing Cybercrime,” bemoaned the results of drug abuse and web fraud.
Bawa urged Nigerians to make sure that the love of the nation was paramount of their coronary heart, particularly whereas discharging their duties.
In line with him, solely a patriotic thoughts can have the capability to withstand and battle corruption in his/her sphere of affect.
“EFCC believes that the battle towards corruption requires all arms to be on the deck for it to be gained.
“Subsequently, it’s inside your powers to safe a corruption-free system for Nigeria, if you happen to so want.
“I’ll urge you to take up this problem as we speak as we work collectively to take Nigeria to higher heights,” the EFCC chairman mentioned.
He famous that the failure of Nigerians to cease corruption on the preliminary stage had made the nation to be combating its debilitating ache.
“As penalties of our lack of proactive response, we are actually burdened by a dwindling economic system, infrastructure drawback, ineffective well being system, problematic educational system, unemployment and insecurity,” he mentioned.