EFCC Names Ekweremadu, Anti-corruption Ambassador
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC today decorated deputy senate President, Ike Ekweremadu as its Anti-corruption ambassador.
The National Assembly Liason Officer, of the EFCC, Mr. Suleiman Bakari, according to a statement by the Special Adviser to the Deputy Senate President, Uche Anichukwu, said the title was given to the Deputy Senate President due to his support for the fight against graft.
Bakari said, “As an Anti-Corruption Ambassador, It is therefore Your Excellency, to on behalf of my Acting chairman, Mr. Ibrahim Mustafa Magu and the entire management and staff of the EFCC, decorate you as an Anti-Corruption Ambassador and formally present this frame, as a token of our appreciation to your person and office, and as a symbol of institutional partnership between the EFCC and the National Assembly.”
Ekweremadu on his part called for the establishment of Special Anti-Corruption Courts to reduce the burden on regular courts and fast-track trial of corruption cases.