The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Gombe Zonal office secured fifty five (55) convictions in six months in various offences related to Economic and Financial Crimes. This was disclosed by the Zonal Head, DCDS Michael Wetkas on July 11, 2019, in Gombe at a media briefing during the African Anti-corruption day. Wetkas also stated that, Ninety Million Naira (N90m) was recovered within the period under review as well as two properties which were finally forfeited to the federal government. An interim forfeiture order of nine properties was granted by the different courts and the process of executing the orders has commenced by the Assets Forfeiture and Recovery Department of the Zone. According to wetkas, "Today, we are commemorating the African Anti-corruption Day to have a common position with other African countries within the continent against corruption. As African in general and Nigeria in particular, we must take ownership of the anti-corruption fight. When you see something, report it to the Commission, we are always ready to do our job whenever you give us any information, " he said.
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July 12, 2019