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EFCC secures 978 convictions

By Sodiq Omolaoye, Abuja
24 September 2021   |   3:50 am
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recorded 978 convictions this year. The Chairman of EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, disclosed this during a visit to the Administrator...

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recorded 978 convictions this year. The Chairman of EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, disclosed this during a visit to the Administrator of the National Judicial Institute (NJI), Justice Salisu Abdullahi at Jabi, Abuja, yesterday.

He said the anti-graft agency also secured hundreds of forfeiture orders leading to the recovery of billions of naira for various state governments and individuals.

“At the last count, we have 978 convictions this year, which is a testament to the fact that the judiciary is cooperating with us,” he stated.

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