From EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria
ABUJA, (CAJ News)– A DELEGATION of the Kenya Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) has lauded the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for its resolve to fight such crimes in Nigeria and beyond.
The Kenyan delegation is on a study visit to the EFCC Academy in Karu.
Vincent Okong’o who is the Director Preventive Services, EACC, Kenya, stated they were on a visit to the Commission as part of their tour guide in creating a Regional Anti-corruption Academy.
“Only East Africa does not have anti-corruption academy and we have chosen EFCC Academy as one,” Okong’o said.
Okongo’s said the delegation in the course of its tour, had learnt a lot and had received positive responses which would be taken back and worked on.
Okon’go, in appreciating EFCC for its doggedness to the fight against corruption both locally and internationally, hoped that, the relationship between the two countries would be further entrenched.
Meanwhile, Chairman of EFCC Ibrahim Lamorde, has reiterated the need to strengthen the existing collaboration among African countries in fighting the menace of corruption.
“The reason Africa is not developed is because of corruption, as it drags us back. Therefore we, as anti-graft agencies and indeed all Africans, need to come together to fight the monster,” said Lamorde.
– CAJ News