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Kwara AG Seeks EFCC Support In Recovery Of Looted Funds, Assets

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By Steve Oni, Ilorin

Kwara State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Ayinla Salman Jawondo, has implored the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to assist the State Government in recovering funds and assets allegedly looted by corrupt individuals.

Jawondo made the appeal on Monday in Ilorin, the state capital, when he led the delegation from the State Ministry of Justice on a courtesy visit to the Ilorin Zonal Office of the Commission.

He said: “We know as a fact that the EFCC is a very delicate institution. The Commission needs the support of all to survive. The Kwara State Ministry of Justice is on ground to give you maximum support, we have seen the number of convictions and recoveries made by this office, we are here to identify with you to achieve more.”

The Attorney General commended the staff of the anti graft agency for their zeal and determination to bring all corrupt individuals to book without the fear of whose ox was gored, assuring them of maximum support from the state government to enable them fulfil the mandate of the agency.

Responding, the Ilorin Zonal Head of the EFCC, Kazeem Oseni, who appreciated the delegation, said his office is ope 24/7 to render any lawful assistance for the State Government.

Other management team who received the Attorney General included the Deputy Zonal Head, Mrs Atinuke Akinroyeje, Head, Legal and Prosecution, Mrs O. B Akinsola, Head of Public Affairs Department, and SDS Gbenga Adewoye, among others.

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