Bassey Anthony, Uyo
The Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) said it has secured over 60 convictions in Court against corrupt persons from January this year till date.
Head of EFCC in the zone, Mr. Garba Dugum said the anti-graft commission has also recovered N300million from corrupt individuals in the zone.
He added that commission is investigating corruption cases while pursuing others in court, adding he was optimistic that more convictions would be gotten.
The EFCC boss stated this on Monday on the sidelines of a road walk round the streets of Uyo to mark this year’s International Anti-corruption Day with the theme: ” Zero Tolerance for Corruption”.
“From January till date our record of conviction is more than 60 and if you round the country, I think we have over 300. In Uyo, I think we have a recovery of N300million. This is small compared to other places but at least we are moving forward”.