EFCC Set To Partner MTN In Its Fight Against Financial Crimes


The South- south Zonal Head of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ishaq Salihu, has said the commission will partner with MTN in the fight against economic and financial crimes in the country.

A statement issued by the EFCC Head of Media and Publicity, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, said Salihu made the disclosure while receiving some senior officers of MTN who visited the commission’s zonal office in Port Harcourt.

He said partnering with the company in the fight against money laundering and other forms of economic and financial crimes was vital to the development of the country.

According to him, such partnership will help reduce capital flight and restore Nigeria’s integrity.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Salihu advised MTN to operate within the ambit of the law and fish out moles within its ranks.

 He added that the EFCC would not spare anyone caught on the wrong side of the law.


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