The Kwara State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Barrister Ayinla Jawondo Salman has commended the Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) for huge recovery of monies for the State Government.
Bar Salman gave the Commendation on Tuesday 25th of February 2020 when he led the Senior Officials of the Kwara State Ministry of Justice on a Courtesy visit to the Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) .
According to the Kwara State Attorney General ” I think the EFCC is wonderful, Let me appreciate you and this Office on behalf of the Kwara State Government for all the monies and properties, we have seen your achievements and they are commendable ”
He stated further that ” It is important that we are on the same page with the EFCC, we must relate as Colleagues, I thought we should have this gathering , we’ll corporate with you to achieve your mandate, I want the EFCC to feel at home because we are going to make your job easier ”
Responding, the Ilorin Zonal Head of the Commission, Mr Isyaku Sharu who thank the delegation said the EFCC would continue to fight corruption in its efforts to sanitize the system.
“We must come together to salvage the system, that has been the mandate of the Commission, this country belongs to all of us”
” We told his Excellency the Executive Governor of Kwara State, Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq during the last Nigerian Youth walk against corruption that we have recovered the sum of two hundred million naira for the State Government, as it is today, we have additional twenty million naira making it the total sum of two hundred and twenty million naira ready for collection”
The Ilorin Zonal Head disclosed further ” We also have not less than seven properties and some exotic cars which have been finally forfeited to the Federal Government of Nigeria, these were recovered from both Politicians and Civil Servants ”
The visitors were received by Senior Officials of the Ilorin Zonal Office of the EFCC which include, the Second in Command of the Zone, Mr Dare Folarin, Head of CTGI, Mr Olufemi Bamisile, Head Head Administration, Mr Kayode Adebayo, Head of Legal, Mrs Blessing Akinsola, Head of Public Affairs Department, Mr Gbenga Adewoye among others.