The Acting Chairman of Nigerian’s Main anti-graft agency (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has revealed that the Commission will extradite 18 identified high- profile looters hiding in the United Kingdom and other parts of the world this year.
Naija News Understands that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission chairman made this known in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital during a brief chat with newsmen.
He also announced that a massive protest against corruption would be staged by the Commission and youth Corp members across the federation on the 14th of next month (February) to create awareness on the dangers of corruption.
The EFCC chairman also assured Nigerians that his agency will pursue the anti-graft war with a renewed vigour this year. He added that no ongoing corruption cases across the country would be abandoned midway, assuring that all such suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations on their cases are completed.
Magu who was in Ilorin to assess facilities at the Ilorin Zonal office of the EFCC said the “Ilorin Zonal Office was not established to witch-hunt anyone but set up to give the state a sense of belonging as one of the first generation States in the country while Kwara State is also an integral part of Nigeria and deserves an EFCC office.”
The promise of EFCC Chairman brings into recognition of the request made earlier by President Muhammadu Buhari at the United Kingdom African summit where he asked the British government to assist in the investigation of Nigerian corrupt public officers who have fled to the United Kingdom in order to avoid facing corruption allegations pending against them.