EFCC says trending photos not its Port Harcourt holding cell

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied that some pictures trending on social media were those of the holding cell of its Port Harcourt zonal office.

EFCC spokesperson, Tony Orilade, in a statement on Tuesday, said the photos, first published by @TheRealDayne, were mischievous and a calculated attempt to smear the agency’s reputation.

The anti-graft agency vowed to investigate and sanction the source of the pictures.

Mr Orilade said its holding centre “cannot be the open dumping facility, surrounded by razor-wired walls, depicted in the picture.

“It is important to further clarify that EFCC detention centres are known for their remarkable care for detainees in line with our avowed respect for human rights and dignity.

“The Commission can state without…

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