EFCC Unveils New Corruption Prevention Model

The of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Abdulrasheed Bawa today April 20, 2021, says the Commission has designed a new corruption prevention model to complements its enforcement activities.

Bawa who spoke through his chief of staff, Hadiza Zubairu Gamawa at the ongoing capacity building workshop for of boards of parastatal, commission and government agencies, organized Bureau of Public Service Reforms, said it has been established that, it was far cheaper to prevent than fight corruption. reiterated his statement before the Senate at his confirmation that was going to fight corruption, not corrupt persons.

According to , the prevention model will incorporate fraud risk assessment and proactive measures to address corruption vulnerabilities in public corporations, particularly generating agencies.

“The EFCC will work with these institutions to identify corrupt conduits, and ensure they are eliminated from the system,” said.

Speaking further, disclosed that the Commission will be conducting a quarterly workshops on the ills of economic crimes for enhanced public consciousness of the malaise.

 The anti-corruption czar also took time to x-ray the activities of the agency and the special powers conferred on it by Section 7 of the EFCC Act. “It is the responsibility of the EFCC to be proactive and deny the perpetrators of economic crime access to enjoy the proceeds of crime,” he said.

The -General, Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) Dasuki Arabi applauded the and the Commission for the presentation. He added that the Bureau was pleased that the succession plan of the EFCC worked perfectly as the recent change in leadership has not affected its effectiveness.

The workshop is themed:  Strengthening the Capacity of Board of Parastatals and Commissions on Organizational Effectiveness and Corporate Governance.