Ibrahim Magu, appearing Chairman, Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) has congratulated the pioneer Chairman of the fee, Nuhu Ribadu, for profitable the coveted World Lifetime Award on Anti-Corruption.
The congratulatory message is contained in an announcement by EFCC’s appearing spokesperson, Tony Orilade in Abuja, on Wednesday.
In accordance with the assertion, Magu had labored carefully with Ribadu as one of many pioneer employees of the anti-graft company.
He described the honour by the Qatar-based Suppose Tank, Rule of Legislation and Anti-Corruption Centre, as a testomony to the formidable work which Ribadu had completed in selling good governance.
“It is usually a testomony to his accountability within the conduct of public affairs in Nigeria, Africa and the world over,” he stated.
Whereas describing the award as a well-deserved one, Magu, stated that he was delighted that the world had not forgotten Ribadu’s pioneering efforts in establishing the tradition of accountability, particularly in Africa.
“Your trailblasing exploits as pioneer chairman of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee was a turning level in smashing the worldwide stereotype of Africa as a corrupt continent.
“For us on the EFCC, this award is each a supply of non-public pleasure, as it’s an affirmation of the work of the company, which you led between 2003 and 2007.
“In addition to an inspiration to proceed in your footsteps, assured that no matter sacrifices we make at the moment, won’t be in useless.
“The award was an encouragement that it’s worthwhile to uphold the virtues of integrity at a time that rogue components in our midst could have the individuals imagine in any other case.
“With this honour, we’ve got little question that your home within the league of revered icons of anti-corruption is totally cemented,” he stated.