The chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has updated the media on the reforms and reorganization currently going on at the EFCC.

The on – going reorganization of the economic and financial crimes commission in line with the vision of running an agency that is driven by intelligence has led to the creation of the directorate of intelligence which impact is already being felt through the provision of intelligence that led to a major recovery

The chairman of the commission Abdulrasheed Bawa disclosed this in Abuja.

Bawa maintained that quite a lot has been accomplished in the process of actualizing some of the promises he made to Nigerians during his confirmation by the senate.

He attributed the milestones recorded so far to the restructuring of the commission for improved performance with the establishment of a new directorate as well as the reorganization and upgrade of a couple of others.

In terms of the improvement of processes, Bawa revealed that he commission has commenced the codification of standard operating procedures for all units and departments, the measure, which is targeted at removing discretion from the work of the commission.

Bawa said the commission in the last 100 days has strengthened its partnership with local and international partners, fully conscious of the fact that it cannot fight corruption alone.

He disclosed that 1502 suspects were arrested for internet fraud between January and June 11, 2021, adding that the commission plans to file 800 cases in court in the coming weeks.

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