After Winning Leadership Newspaper’s Award, Magu Gets Global Invitation To Discuss War On Corruption

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes
Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim
Magu has dedicated the 2016 Person of the Year Award
bestowed on him by the Leadership Newspapers, to Nigerians, calling for
more support in ridding Nigeria of financial crimes.


“I want to dedicate this award to all Nigerians who have supported us in the fight against corruption,” he said.

Mr Magu was among eminent Nigerians, who were on March
17, 2017 recognised for their achievements in various fields, including
business, banking, aviation, leadership, music and education.

Indeed, the award and recognition of this dogged commitment
to the fight against corruption, comes a few days after members of the
Nigerian Senate on March 15, 2017 chose to overlook the vigour with
which the anti-graft czar has led the anti-corruption vision of the
President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Meanwhile, Mr Magu has been invited by
two leading anti-corruption organizations, the Transparency
International and Global Witness to speak at an international conference
on money laundering and assets recovery on March 21, 2017 in London. 
would be speaking on the topic, “Give Us Our Money Back – Nigeria’s
Fight Against Corruption: A Critical Conversation”.

“The commitment
of the leadership of this country in fighting corruption is not in
doubt, and so I call on everybody to join us in fighting corruption,” he

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