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EFCC ought to join Nigerians to battle corruption – NLC president Ajaero

The Nigeria Labour Congress has thrown its full assist behind the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission within the ongoing battle towards corruption in Nigeria.

The Congress President, Joe Ajaero, disclosed this in Abuja on the EFCC Walk towards Corruption held on Thursday throughout numerous states within the nation.

In his deal with, Ajaero emphasised the essential nature of the anti-corruption marketing campaign, stating, “There’s an urgent need for us to fight corruption, and the NLC will throw its weight behind the agency in all fights against corruption.”

He suggested the EFCC to stay vigilant towards misinformation, making certain that real Nigerians proceed to assist their efforts.

The NLC president highlighted the significance of uniting Nigerians on this trigger, suggesting that the EFCC ought to join Nigerians to allow a mass motion towards corruption.

He mentioned, “Nigerians are united in the fight against corruption clearly I think what your agency needs to do is to connect them so that it will be a mass movement.”

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He referenced Nigerian creator Chinua Achebe’s e-book “The Trouble with Nigeria,” which likens the corruption drawback to “putting the goat and the yam” collectively, implying the knowledge of corruption with out correct safeguards.

Ajaero additional careworn the generational nature of the battle towards corruption, stating, “We have to make sure that this fight, we are taking it to the next generation. It’s a fight that we can’t afford to lose. If we lose this fight, we have lost the essence of our existence as a nation.”

The labour chief expressed concern over the influence of corruption on Nigeria’s growth and worldwide fame.

“The sad aspect of this is that people take what they don’t need from generation to generation and they dump it. We are now a laughing stock to some countries where we dump our money, and such cities are so beautiful while Nigeria is suffering,” Ajaero lamented.

In the rallying name to all Nigerians, Ajaero additional said, “My brothers and sisters, I wish to pledge the support of the NLC any time, any day, any moment. We have to come together to fight corruption before corruption will ruin the country.”

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