The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has requested Nigerians within the Diaspora to place stress on the United Kingdom to launch a former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Allison Madueke, to face trial over alleged corruption in Nigeria.
Magu made the plea throughout a digital city corridor assembly with Nigerians in Diaspora, Vanguard stories.
The EFCC boss assured Nigerians within the Diaspora of enterprise safety at residence, stressing that native fraudsters irritating Diasporans from investing in Nigeria would henceforth be handled.
He stated the EFCC was conscious of the frustration, uncertainties and dangers which native fraudsters are posing to credible businessmen and girls overseas, who want to put money into the Nigerian economic system.
“The EFCC is able to provide intelligence providers to anybody in search of real enterprise companions in Nigeria. The profiles of potential enterprise companions in Nigeria could be obtained and delivered to the foreign-based buyers and this might help them in taking choices on whom to associate with regionally.
“We can also offer intelligence on any line of business desired by the Nigerian in the Diaspora. We are ready to do all these to encourage credible and serious investors who do not want to be defrauded by fraudsters at home”.
Magu charged Nigerians within the Diaspora to avail themselves of the alternatives within the nation
and convey extra investments into the native economic system.
He additionally tasked them to assist the anti-graft conflict by exposing overseas belongings of native politicians by profiting from the federal government’s whistleblowing coverage.
Magu expressed displeasure over the continued difficulties being confronted by the EFCC to convey Allison-Madueke to trial, stressing that Nigerians within the United Kingdom ought to kind stress teams to demand her trial.
He stated, “Nigerians within the United Kingdom have to collaborate with the EFCC extra and stress the authorities there to help the EFCC in bringing Diezani to trial.
“Does it not bother Nigerians in that country that Diezani has not been brought to trial for the heinous allegations of corruption against her in Nigeria?”