EFCC boss says courts are thwarting prosecution of ex-governors

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The courts have been accused of frustrating the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) efforts to prosecute former governors alleged to have engaged in corrupt practices while in office.
Speaking with journalists at the domestic terminal of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos,
chairman of the EFCC, Farida Waziri, said the courts have provided a platform for persons under prosecution to thwart the commission

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One Response to “EFCC boss says courts are thwarting prosecution of ex-governors”

  1. Jumbo Benjamin says:

    I have since voiced my unwavering opinion on the issue of our judicial and legislative systems. For a country purpotedly aiming to reduce corruption especially in public offices, the laws and interpretational methods applied are by far too lenient to compliment such claims. It is obvious that the so-called law makers have delibrately left the slacks and loopholes because they are themselves culpable for the very crimes against which they make the laws. And who would make the bait with a sharp hook when sooner or later, he is going to becom a fish and snatch the bait away?

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