Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has identified corruption as the greatest challenge confronting the growth and development of the nation.
Magu made this known on Saturday at the investiture of Fellows and Graduate members of the Institute for Governance and Leadership Studies in Africa (IGLSA) held at the Africa University of Science and Technology, Abuja
The former EFCC Chairman restated his belief in the fight against corruption even as he left the system unceremoniously.
Magu stated that when a nation fights corruption, it is certain that the future is assured for all of the citizens.
He said, “Today as we celebrate this honour, I therefore reemphasize the importance of eradicating corruption for our nation’s progress. When you fight corruption, it is certain that the future is assured for all”
Other awardees of fellows of the institute include the Governor of Yobe State, Mai Malla Buni, who was represented by the deputy governor of the state, Hon. Idi Barde Gubawa, Wazirin Fune, the National Coordinator of Presidential Executive Order 5, Engr. Ibiam Oguejiofo and Sir Folu Olamiti, publisher of Newspot and member of Guild.