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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

We Either Win The War Or We Die – EFCC Boss, Ibrahim Magu, Declares, Sends Warning Signals To Looters

We Either Win The War Or We Die – EFCC Boss, Ibrahim Magu, Declares, Sends Warning Signals To Looters

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has declared a do-or-die war against corruption.
He made the declaration on Monday, after leading officials of the Commission in a walk against corruption, in Abuja.

The event was part of activities marking the 2017 International Anti-corruption Day with the theme: “United Against Corruption for Development, Peace and Security.’’
“The fight against corruption is now a war in which there is a clear line between forces of evil and those of good; between agents of progress and reactionary elements who mean no good.
“But for those of us on this side of the divide, in the anti-corruption agencies of government, in the media and civil society, the dagger is drawn and I believe I am speaking the minds of everyone on this side.
“We intend to neither retreat nor surrender in our noble intention to cure our country of the evils of corruption.
“For us as a country, the fight against corruption is a do-or-die affair. We either win the war or we die trying.’’
The EFCC boss, gave a strong warning to looters, stressing that the long arm of justice would eventually catch up with them, no matter how hard they try to cover their tracks.
Magu called on Nigerians to renew their common consensus against corruption, and resolve to halt “Nigeria’s number-one enemy’’ in its stride.
“As individuals and patriotic citizens of this country, we have to work out a united front against corruption, in line with the theme of this year’s International Anti-corruption Day.
“The formidable force against corruption that we need to form is not necessarily in physical groups or organisations, important as that is, but in our hearts to make a solemn commitment.
“Winning the fight against corruption means signing an unwritten accord with our maker that we will not indulge in corruption, and to detest those who mortgage our collective future through corruption.’’
He added that Nigerians had a duty to not only to support efforts of the anti-corruption Agencies, but to help with information that would blow the cover on corrupt elements.

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