Unions In Nasarawa Rally Support For EFCC Boss

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Rabiu Omaku

Coalition of Unions in Nasarawa State staged a peaceful rally in support of the anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crime Commission fight on corruption by President Muhamadu Buhari.

Leader of the Coalition, Bashir Jabir averred that they are rallying in support of the good work Ibrahim Magu, Chairman Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) is doing.

He added that they are associating themselves with the way the anti-corruption way is going and they successes archived so far.

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The group called on governor Umaru Al-Makura to lobby the National Assembly from the state to give accelerated hearing to the  ‘whistle-blowing bill, anti-money laundering act’ among others before them in order to strengthen the fight on  corruption.

The coalition marched round Lafia, the State capital for more than four kilometers from Ibrahim Abacha Youth Center to Government House with placards.

He also called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to be deterred by the report of Transparency International, but continue with the fight for posterity.

Chief Wilson Bako, the Vice President of Nigeria Union of Journalists, Zone D said  EFCC under Magu has archived a lot a deserve support from all well-meaning Nigerians.

He commended Governor Al-Makura for bringing sanity in Nasarawa by fetching out ghost workers in the patrol of the state.

Mohammed Abdullahi, Secretary to State Government thanked the Coalition for conducting themselves peacefully.

He said that though, their request is not directly under the mandate of the state government, but they would lobby the National Assembly Members from the state the support the amendment of the bills before them.

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