By Kehinde Akinpelu, Ilorin
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ilorin zonal office has urged the residents of Kwara state to collaborate with the commission to enable it win the fight against corruption in the state .
The zonal Head of the commission, Mr Isyaku Sharu made the call while delivering a paper at the 26th Kwara NUJ Media Parliament held in Ilorin.
He said the residents should be free to report any fraudulent activities to the commission without any fear, adding that such information will be give the highest level of confidentiality it deserves.
Mr Sharu explained that since inception of its activities the commission has secured several convictions as well as recovered large sum of money in zone.
He noted that most of the properties seized have been forfeited to the federal government.
Mr Sharu advised the civil servants to desist from involving in any act of corruption in the discharge of their duties.
He assured the residents of the state of the determination of the commission to ensure the zone is rid of corruption.
In a remake the Residents Electoral Commissioner of INEC in Kwara state Malam Garba Attahiru Madami said corruption is a big problem that need to remove from our polity.
He urged all stakeholders to collaborate and ensure the reduction of corruption in our society to the minimum.
Earlier in his addressing the chairman Kwara state council of NUJ, Malam umar Abdulwahab assured that the Journalist will contribute their quota to in ensuring that the fight against corruption is won.
The theme of the media round table is “Anti-Corruption fight in Nigeria-the Kwara state experience.