EFCC To Drag All Candidates Under Investigation To Court Before Poll

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu said all candidates for the 2019 general elections who are being investigated by the commission would be dragged to court before the polls.

Magu stated this at the State House, Abuja during the launching of Africa Youth Congress Against Corruption by President Muhammadu Buhari, he said nobody would be spared.

He said, “by the grace of God, all those candidates who have cases with us will be charged to court before the election. I don’t want to personalize it.” 

He said this year alone the commission had dragged 264 people to court for corruption related cases.

He further stated that the commission  is monitoring the spendings of candidates in their campaigns.

“It is not only here in this country, we are also partnering with other countries to monitor campaign money,” he said.

Magu also solicited for the support of the general public. He said, “ we have no option than for everybody to support the fight against corruption.”


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