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EFCC reiterates commitment to fight cybercrime

EFCC Chairman Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa( second left) at passing out parade of EFCC Detective Inspector Cadets on Ende Hill Nasarawa State. Photo Credit Chris Nyamtu/Radio Nigeria

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has pledged the commitment of the commission in the enforcement of laws against advance fee fraud and cybercrimes in the country.

EFCC Chairman Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa stated this during the passing out ceremony for Detective Inspector Cadet Course 6 of the commission at Ende Hill in Nasarawa State.

He noted that the signing into law, Money Laundering Prevention and Prohibition, Proceeds of Crime Recovery and Management as well as Terrorism Prevention and Prohibition Acts by President Muhammadu Buhari had enabled the commission to secure 3,785 convictions in 2022.

Mr Bawa explained that EFCC had continued to strengthen the capacity of students in secondary and tertiary institutions nationwide to instill in the young ones the culture of abstinence from financial misconduct especially cybercrimes and advance fee fraud.

115 Detective Inspector Cadets passed out after a nine months training in various areas including operational and legal studies, forensics and counterterrorism.

Reporting by Chris Nyamtu; Editing by Julian Osamoto