The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, EFCC, has warned Nigerians to cease sending congratulatory messages to Adulrasheed Bawa, its newly appointed Chairman.
The anti-graft fee mentioned it has noticed the rising variety of congratulatory messages revealed within the print media by teams and people, including that it’s regularly turning right into a distraction.
The brand new EFCC boss was confirmed by the Senate final week following his nomination by President Muhammadu Buhari and the company famous that Bawa was assuming the management of the fee at a time of nice problem.
In keeping with EFCC’s Fb put up, the brand new Chairman wishes to hit the bottom operating and won’t prefer to be distracted however wants the assist of all well-meaning people.
The anti-graft company mentioned that its new boss is interesting to his admirers who’re publishing congratulatory messages on the media to channel such sources to creating donations to Orphanages and Internally Displaced Individuals, IDPs, camps.
“Whereas the open exhibition of affection and solidarity could also be salutary in our cultural milieu, and certainly appreciated, it’s nevertheless inauspicious at this cut-off date and regularly turning right into a distraction.
“What he wants from well-wishers and certainly all Nigerians, is assist and prayers, and extra importantly, credible info that may additional the work of the Fee.
“He, due to this fact, appeals to all his admirers and well-wishers who might need the intention of demonstrating their love and assist for him by way of paid newspaper commercial to desist, and as an alternative channel such sources to extra worthy causes, akin to making donations to Orphanages and Internally Displaced Individuals, IDPs, camps,” the company mentioned.