We’ll Prosecute Indicted Politicians Before 2019 Polls –EFCC Boss

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)Ibrahim Magu shortly after the African Union Youth Congress against Corruption with the theme: ‘Combating Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa’s Transformation,’ held at the banquet hall of the presidential villa, Abuja assured Nigerians that all candidates of political parties who have case with the agency and are seeking election into various offices in 2019 will be charged to court before the next year election.

Adding that the commission is closely monitoring what politicians are spending on their campaigns.

 “By the grace of God, all those candidates that have cases with us on corruption will be charged court before the election,” said Magu.

 When asked to mention names of those involved, he said: “I don’t want to personalise it.”

On campaign spending, he said the EFCC is monitoring what the candidates are putting into their campaigns.

“It is not only here in this country, we are also partnering with other countries to monitor campaign money,” Magu said.

When asked to shed more light on the investigation into the allegation of bribery against the Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, Magu said: “The case against Ganduje is in court and I would not want to comment on it. As I told you before we are still on it.”

Soliciting the support of the public, Magu said: “We have no option than for everybody to support the fight against corruption.”


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