The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission wishes to inform the general public that it has not issued any notice in the social media promising financial reward for anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of a Yahoo Boy.
The Maiduguri Zonal Head of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Onwukwe C. Obiora, has stressed the need for the Nigerian Army and the Commission to collaborate in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing in the Northeast.
He stated this Thursday, May 6, 2021, during a courtesy visit to the Theatre Command, Operation Hadin Ka, in Maiduguri, Borno State.
According to him, ''the Theatre Command is a very critical stakeholder in the fight against corruption and the role it plays is enormous. Therefore, it is necessary and important for the Nigerian Army to join hands with us to end insurgency in Nigeria by identifying and cutting off the source of financing for the insurgents.
''We want to equally inform you that in carrying out our mandate the Commission ensures that movement of cash by Non-Governmental Organisations across the local governments in Borno, Yobe and some part of Adamawa states must be approved by the Zonal Office”.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI has described the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, as a critical partner in the global fight against organized crime and corruption that needed to be commended for its professionalism.
The Legal Attaché of the Bureau, Uche Ahamdi made the commendation on Thursday May 6, 2021 when he led a delegation on a courtesy visit to the Enugu Zonal Head of the Commission, Oshodi Johnson in his office at Independence Layout, Enugu.
“EFCC is a critical partner to the FBI and they have certain capacities in this fight against crime and are doing very well and we believe that if more values are added to their work, they would do even more. So, our visit is to strengthen our collaborative information sharing between,” he said.