The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,
Ibrahim Magu has reiterated his confidence in the Nigerian Defence Academy,
NDA owing to the sustained high level of discipline and professionalism, which
has been sustained by the Academy for decades.
Magu made the assertion through Prof. Ladi Hamalai, the newly appointed
Commandant of the EFCC Academy, Karu, Abuja who paid a familiarisation visit
and tour of the NDA as part of activities towards the passing-out-parade, POP of
the EFCC’s Detective Superintendent Course 8 Cadets currently undergoing
Receiving the EFCC entourage, which included officers from the Kaduna Zonal
Office of the EFCC, the Commandant of the NDA, Maj-Gen A. Oyebade
expressed delight in the partnership with the EFCC.
“It is indeed an honour to be part and parcel of the training of the EFCC-would be
officers of the Commission,” he said, adding that the Commission could always
count on the NDA in the fight against corruption.
While addressing the Cadets, Hamalai, charged them to see themselves as lucky.
“Nigerians are looking up to the Commission, which you belong to, to rid Nigeria
of the cankerworm of corruption for betterment of us all,” Hamalai said.
Speaking on behalf of the Cadets, R.B. Bello, appreciated the Magu-led
administration for the opportunity to be counted to work with the EFCC, and
expressed the readiness and zeal to contribute “immensely to the fight against
Hamalai was accompanied on the visit and tour by the Deputy Commandant of the
EFCC Academy, Shettima Durtu; Course Coordinator, Ibrahim Bappah; Director
Legal Services of the Course, George Adebola; Financial Studies Department
Officer, Obiagelli Okechukwu, and the Admin Officer, Bitrus Yakubu.