President Buhari has revealed that Nigeria’s fight against corruption has gained global attention as the nation is winning the war against graft
He made this revelation during the Passing out Parade of 281 Detective Inspectors of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)
President Muhammadu Buhari said: “The fight against corruption is becoming much more effective, I make bold to say that Nigeria is winning the war against corruption. I congratulate the EFCC on its good work and I urge that the current level of success be sustained and accelerated.
“Our fight against corruption is being recognized by the international community as real and effective. The face of the country abroad is also changing as the international community is beginning to see Nigeria making substantial progress in the enthronement of transparency, accountability and good governance.
“The President of the 7th Session of United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) had this to say when announcing Nigeria as Vice-Chairman of Conference of State Parties: “It is an election well deserved. Nigeria has demonstrated remarkable determination in the fight against corruption.
“Nigeria retained the position of Vice Chair of the 8th Session. During the 10th Session of the Conference of State Parties, the Implementation Review Group Report also noted the high number of Asset Recovery cases successfully initiated by Nigeria in cooperation with other countries under the Mutual Legal Assistance (MLA) framework.”