CP pledges to support EFCC rid Kwara of internet fraudsters

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The Kwara Police Command, will support efforts of the Economic and Financial Crimes , EFCC, in ensuring zero tolerance for cybercrime and other forms of corruption in the state.

The state Police , Amienbo Tuesday Assayomo, made the pledge during a visit to the Ilorin Zonal Command of the anti-graft agency in Ilorin on Tuesday.

He tasked the Zonal Commander, to carry the police command along in his , saying “we will give you support and even escorts if the need arises.”

Assayomo, accompanied on the visit by officers of the command, emphasized that ” collaboration is what is needed by of government to succeed in their mandate.

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“I am here today, to build more on the already established mutual and cordial between the Nigerian Police and the EFCC.

“It is a known fact, that crime fighting, is a critical assignment that requires the support of all stakeholders in the security sector,” the CP stated.

He said there was need for the two organisations to strengthen their ties, because, no organisation globally could fight crimes especially cybercrime, terrorism financing and money laundering alone, adding ” we need each other to succeed.”

Assayomolamented the involvement of the in related fraud (cybercrime) and noted that corruption and other criminalities could only be won through collaborative efforts of law enforcement agencies.

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He used the visit to invite the Zonal Commander of the anti-graft agency, to him in welcoming the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, who is billed to be in the state on Wednesday on a working visit.

Responding, the Zonal Commander of the EFCC, Usman Muktar, solicited the support of the state police command and other law enforcement agencies in tackling the menace of cybercrimes in the state, describing it as “worrisome”.

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