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Defence Chief To EFCC: Track Terror Funding

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Christopher Musa has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC to go after those financing terrorism activities in the country.

The Defence Chief, made this plea to the anti-graft agency at Defence Headquarters today, March 15, while playing host to the EFCC Chairman, Ola Olukoyede.
He emphasized the importance of tracking terrorism funding as non-kinetic approach to combating terrorism, aligning with the military’s existing efforts.
Acknowledging EFCC’s role, Musa praised their innovative use of technology in fighting corruption and economic crimes. He urged EFCC to collaborate with stakeholders to uphold good governance and security Olukoyede reiterated the necessity of collective effort, emphasizing that corruption has severely impacted Nigeria’s economy and tarnished its reputation.

He stressed the urgency of decisive action to prevent further deterioration, stating that the nation’s future is at stake. Recognizing the pivotal role of the military and other security agencies, Olukoyede underscored the importance of joint efforts in combating corruption effectively.
He emphasized the need for a unified approach, urging all stakeholders to prioritize the fight against corruption as a national imperative.

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