From: James Ojo, Abuja
As part of efforts to galvanize Nigerians to embrace the fight against corruption, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,(EFCC) will today stage an anti corruption walk in Abuja and zonal towns.
Spokesman of the commission’s Wilson Uwujaren said in a statement Acting Chairman of the Commission, Ibrahim Magu is expected to lead the walk in Abuja.
He said that the exercise was planned to coincide with the second anniversary of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.
According to him, the government’s focus on anti- corruption has galvanized the ant- corruption establishment and delivered hope that corruption can indeed be fought with the right political will.
The EFCC walk against corruption is expected to feature stakeholders from divers sectors including the organized labour, youth organisations, women groups, civil society organisations, and more”.
He explained that the exercise is expected to hold simultaneously in all the cities where the EFCC currently have offices. These include Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt, Enugu, Gombe, Ibadan, Benin, Maiduguri, Kano and Kaduna.
In Abuja, the walk is expected to take off from the EFCC head office in Wuse 2, with brief stop at the Unity Fountain where invited groups are to join the procession.