The Ilorin Zonal Commander, of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Michael Nzekwe has stressed the need for the authorities of higher institutions in Kwara State to support the commission to nip in the bud the menace of internet fraud.
Nzekwe made the call in Ilorin during an interactive meeting with Heads of Tertiary Institutions, which included Vice Chancellors of Universities, Rectors of Polytechnics and Provosts of Colleges of Education in Kwara State, held at the Commission’s Office, GRA.
He described the recent developments that now turned our citadels of learning to environment rift with corrupt practices, maladministration and diversion of public funds as unfortunate.
The Zonal Commander observed that the EFCC could only achieve the onerous task of riding the country of corruption “when every institution gets involved and actively participate in the fight to rescue the country from the shackles of corruption.
In his submission, O.A Omotesho, a professor, who represented the Vice Chancellor, University of Ilorin urged the Commission, as a matter of necessity, to develop a database where details of the convicted persons could be found, adding that such a database would assist the decisions of the school authorities on convicted persons.