The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has charged officers of the Benin zonal office to continuously uphold the core values of the Commission in the discharge of their duties.

Magu gave this charge on Monday, September 10, 2019 when he paid a working visit to the Benin office of the Commission. The EFCC boss who was represented  by the Director of Operations,  Umar .M. Mohammed admonished staff to demonstrate integrity, professionalism and courage in the discharges of their duties..

According to him, "the bedrock of any organisation is that staff are disciplined, exhibit high level of professionalism  in all ramifications and abide by the rules and  regulations" . He warned against any act of corruption and urged staff to always do the right thing at the right time.

The EFCC boss further admonished officers of the Zone  to be circumspect and to thoroughly verify cases reported by whistle blowers  to ensure the authenticity of their claims before taking any action. "Always do a thorough investigation of claims of whistle blowers before action to avoid any embarrassment," he said.

He commended the Zone for its outstanding performance in securing 53 convictions so far  2019.

Media & Publicity

11 September, 2019