Anti-corruption activists have supported the position of a former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Dr Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) against what they described as the politicisation of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
They said the anti-graft agency’s recent actions, especially against the Kogi State government, portray it as a “compromised political tool”.
The activists are Debo Adeniran, the executive chairman of the Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL); Chief Abiodun Sowunmi of On-Air Personality/executive director, Africa Labour Research Centre; Comrade Mark Adebayo, chairman, Secureworld and Liberty Initiative for Peace and co-national spokesperson of the Coalition of United Political Parties (SUPP); Comrade Olufemi Lawson, executive cirector, Centre For Public Accountability; Barr. Emeka Igwe, a legal practitioner; Comrade Toyin Raheem, chairman, Coalition Against Corruption and Bad Governance (CACOBAG); Comrade Akinbiyi…
Source: Leadership Newspaper