The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corruption Practices and other related Offenses Commission (ICPC) are to embark on greater cooperation in fighting corruption in Nigeria.
The Chairman of the ICPC, Mr. Ekpo Nta said this yesterday during a workshop on the development of an organizational strategy for the EFCC in Abuja.
He said he was in support of the new spirit of cooperation and collaboration between the agencies, according to a statement by the spokesman of the commission, Wilson Uwujaren.
“I am happy to be associated with this synergy. The doors of ICPC is permanently open for collaboration with all our sister agencies, especially the EFCC,” he said.
On his part, the EFCC Chairman Mr. Ibrahim Larmorde, described the war on corruption as a battle that must be won, saying failure is not an option.
On the work shop Larmorde said, “At the end of the day, something very useful will come out of this. I can assure you that it will be implemented”