- The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has revealed what Nigerians need to end corruption
- Magu said that less than 1000 corrupt people are holding Nigeria to ransom
- He said that he is ready for real battle to wipe out corruption in Nigeria
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu has said a few Nigerians, who are so negligible are, however holding over 150 million of their countrymen to ransom.
New Telegraph reports that Magu, who was speaking in Kano on Friday July 7 when he received a number of civil society groups at the EFCC’s zonal office, said that his commission has been able to verify that in total there are less than 1000 corrupt persons achieving this feat.
NAIJ.com gathered that Magu said: “We should thus use our greater number to push these minor criminals out of service before they cause serious problems in the country
“My messages to these corrupt persons, hanging around our necks and using all criminal strategies to create disharmony among Nigerians, is that their times are up; this one is a fight to finish!”
The EFCC chairman said Nigeria is very lucky that the country’s leadership under, President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, have since shown their sincere desire towards ending the menace in their time.
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“What more do we need? I think the backing of the President and his vice is enough for us to win the fight and we shall win it, no doubt about that, the end of this fight is just around the corner,” Magu assured.
NAIJ.com had previously reported that human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) said the Senate should shelve all plans to remove the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu.
You can also watch this NAIJ.com video of Nigerians reacting to the President Buhari's led administration: