Despite Challenges, EFCC making progress in anti-corruption war

The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has spoken of the challenges being faced in the anti-corruption war, saying a lot is being done to overcome them.

Speaking with journalists at a luncheon in Abuja on Wednesday, Mr. Magu said despite the challenges, a lot of successes had been recorded by the commission, between January and August 2017.

“Regardless of the challenges that we have faced and continue to face, I am happy to report that we are making progress,” he said.

“Many of you are aware of the achievements that we have recorded in the fight against corruption especially in the area of assets recovery. Two days ago, we got the court to forfeit to the Nigerian Government a sum of N7.6 billion which was hidden in a Nigerian bank by former petroleum resources minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke.

“Two weeks earlier, another court issued a temporary forfeiture order to

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