December 5, 2023

EFCC Restates Commitment to Tackling Electoral Fraud

The Executive Chairman of the EFCC Abdulrasheed Bawa reiterated the Commission’s resolve to ensure free, fair and credible elections in Nigeria, by tackling all forms of electoral fraud.

The EFCC boss stated this in Abuja on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, while speaking at an Interfaith Peace Summit organized by the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA’s Abrahamic Mission, in collaboration with the Al-habibiyah Organization, with the theme “Prosecuting Peaceful election; Role of Faith Communities”.

According to Bawa, “As an anti-corruption agency, the EFCC is equipped to ensure that every necessary process, rule and regulation of the elections are complied with. For us to ensure peace, we must ensure that there is no manipulation, there is nothing that will trigger any form of violence. To this end, any form of electoral irregularity, malpractice, compromise of the electoral process would be tackled.

“In all the fourteen zonal commands of the EFCC, we have our officers on ground that will monitor all the electoral processes and the conduct of the election. We are ready and committed; we have all the necessary resources that will ensure that the right thing is done before, during and even after the elections.”Bawa concluded.

Credit: EFCC Nigeria

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