FOUR UNITS OF THE PUBLIC AFFAIRS DIRECTORATE
Duties of the four units of the Public Affairs Directorate as enshrined in Section 6 (e) (f) and (p) of the EFCC Establishment Act 2004 state as follows:
(e). Adoption of measures to eradicate the commission of economic and financial crimes;
(f). The adoption of measures which includes coordinated preventive and regulatory actions, introduction and maintenance of investigative and control techniques on the prevention of economic and financial related crimes;
(p). Carrying out and sustaining rigorous public and enlightenment campaign against economic and financial crimes within and outside Nigeria.
The Units are:
- ENLIGHTENMENT AND RE-ORIENTATION UNIT
The Enlightenment and Re-orientation Unit executes the public education and preventive mandates of the Commission.
- MEDIA AND PUBLICITY UNIT
Media and Publicity Unit uses the mass media- Print, Electronic and Social Media platforms of the Commission- to disseminate information on the activities of the Commission to its Stakeholders.
- PUBLIC INTERFACE UNIT
The Public Interface Unit of the Public Affairs Directorate of the Commission is charged with the responsibility of communicating and engaging the public through two interfaces: Online and Offline. The Unit manages the Commission’s website and projects a good public image of the Commission using the existing social media platforms – FaceBook, Twitter, YouTube, AudioBoo - and face - to - face front desk contacts including Hotlines.
- MEDIA ACADEMY UNIT
Media Academy is the Unit involved in the training of Media and Public Relations Officers of the Commission and other Media and Public Relations Officers of sister anti-corruption agencies across the globe.