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UK Charges EFCC On Credible 2019 Elections

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Paul Arkwright

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria has suggested the EFCC to accomplice the INEC to make sure that there isn’t a vote shopping for within the build-up to the 2019 basic election.

Paul Arkwright, in a go to to the anti-graft company on Wednesday in Abuja, additionally suggested the Commission towards taking sides with any political party.

“INEC and EFCC should be there to preserve the integrity of the political process, including taking forward investigations without any prejudice on one side or the other, following the evidence and taking action where it is justified,” he mentioned.

He additional mentioned, “We are happy to see how the EFCC operates, and we’re assuring you of the limitless help of the British Government within the struggle towards corruption.

“The UK and Nigeria have evolved and made progress in the fight against corruption, and the EFCC’s achievements have been impressive.”

Responding, performing Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, mentioned, “I assure you that there is no political interference in what we do. We will not stop to work with stakeholders like INEC who we have an agreement with to ensure that there is no interference to ensure free and fair elections in Nigeria and we will stop people using money to buy votes.”

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