The Benin Zonal Commander of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Assistant Commander of the EFCC, ACE Usman Muktar, has called on motor dealers in Benin-City, Edo State to register their businesses and regularly fulfil their reporting obligations to the Special Control Unit Against Money Laundering, SCUML.
He gave this charge in Benin-City, on Friday, September 16, 2022 while addressing executive members of Association of Motor Dealers of Nigeria, AMDON, Edo State Branch. "Your business is identified as Designated Non Financial Institutions and Businesses, DNFIBs, therefore, it is subject to monitoring, supervision, regulation against money laundering and terrorism financing by SCUML, in accordance with the provisions of the Money Laundering (Prevention and prohibition) Act 2022”.
The Kano Zonal Commander of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Assistant Commander of the EFCC, ACE Farouq Dogondaj, has called on corps members across the country, to take advantage of the whistle blowing policy of the government and expose corrupt practices in their places of primary assignment.
He gave the charge in Dutse, Jigawa State on Thursday, September 22, 2022 while addressing members of the EFCC/ Community Development Service, CDS, group of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC. According to him, the task of moving the nation forward, could only be successful, when corps members join forces with other interest groups to expose cases of economic and financial crimes in their environments.
Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the strong political will he has demonstrated in tackling the menace of illicit financial flows, IFFs, and other acts of corruption.
He gave the commendation on Saturday, September 24, 2022 in New York, United States of America, while serving as a panellist at a High Level Side Event, at the margins of at the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, UNGA. According to him, there are four critical factors in dealing with the problem of IFFs: political will, necessary legal framework, capacity by those saddled with the responsibility of enforcing the required laws, and the fear of God. Of these factors, he said Buhari's political will, is second to none.