The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Fi­nancial Crimes Com­mission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has received a thumb up for his fearlessness in handling corruption cases since he as­sumed office.
The commendation came from a public policy, media and communication advocacy group: Citizens Media and Development Network (CI­MEDEN).
After a policy review meet­ing in Abuja, the group’s spokesperson, Mr Muhammed Ibrahim, stated that the EFCC under Magu had been “ruth­less, aggressive, relentless and patriotic in its anti-corruption campaign in the country de­spite mounting opposition from within and outside the government.”
Ibrahim in a press statement he made available to newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday, said: “The coordinator, members and al­lied partners of CIMEDEN wish to commend the leader­ship of the EFCC. “We are of the strong conviction that the matter of the Senate’s refusal to confirm Magu as the substan­tive chairman of the EFCC is being unduly and unfortunate­ly politicised. Three things are, however, notable here: Presi­dent Muhammadu Buhari has confidence in Magu; millions of Nigerians believe in Magu’s passion, dedication and deter­mination to his job, and Magu’s outstanding results - of course not perfect - are speaking very loud and clear.
“What the EFCC, Magu and indeed the present government need are our collective prayers, genuine piece of advice and moral support. The Authority