Ibrahim Magu, Emmanuel Adegboyega Aremo & Ibrahim Lamorde
The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu has taken over from him Ibrahim Lamorde, as chairman of the agency.
A formal handover ceremony was held at the EFCC headquarters, Abuja.
Ibrahim asserted his readiness to succeed in running the EFCC, Magu, who like Lamorde is a pioneer staff of the agency, expressed absolute commitment to executing the war against corruption.
While paying tribute to the founding fathers of the agency, he said, “I want to state our resolve not to falter on the well-established tradition of patriotism, dedication, courage and fearlessness, and we will take this responsibility with utmost seriousness that it deserves.”
He promised to “ginger up the anti-corruption campaign”, noting that there was no better time to do so than now.
Describing Magu as a “brother, colleague and friend”, Lamorde urged members of staff to give the new EFCC boss all the support that is needed to move the anti-graft agency forward.
The handover ceremony was witnessed by the Secretary to the Commission, Emmanuel Adegboyega Aremo, as well as directors and heads of units of the EFCC.
See more pictures from the handover ceremony below.
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