EFCC woos media over pervasive crimes in A’Ibom
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has decried the rising cases of real estate and internet fraud in Akwa Ibom State. Its Zonal Commander in Uyo, Assistant Commander Bawa Hamidu Saidu, promised that his organisation was working round the clock to tame the menace.
Addressing a workshop for journalists on “Effective Reporting of Economic and Financial Crimes,” Bawa called on the media to beam its searchlight on sharp practices.
He said only a collective fight against financial and economic crimes would effectively check the situation.
The zonal commander regretted that some persons had in the past had impersonated EFCC officials to defraud unsuspecting members of the public, urging caution by Nigerians.
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