“If anybody ask me to do anything against my conscience, I will resign immediately – EFCC chairman, Bawa affirmed


The new chairman of Economy and Financial Crime Commission EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa have vowed to be guided by the rule of law added that he will resign if anybody ask him to do something contrary to his conscience


Bawa said this while in an interview on a television program” One-on-One” an Nigeria television authority (NTA) program where he said fighting corruption in Nigeria is a ad-hoc task which should be confront by all and not to leave it only in the hand of EFCC alone


He urged Nigerian especially those who usually glorifying corruption and celebrates corrupt people in the society neglecting their source of income, should stop such act as it is one of the biggest catalyst that speed up and give space to corrupt people in the society


He said

“We need to change our attitudes in Nigeria. We are in the habit of worshipping people that have money in the society, but never bother to ask questions about their source of income.”

“In winning the fight against corruption, we are engaging all stakeholders including religious leaders, community leaders and others.

“We are going to embark on massive public enlightenment to sensitise people on the need to shun corruption in all its forms.

“I will continue to do what is right. The Commission under my watch will continue to abide by the rule of law. If anybody asks me to do anything contrary to my conscience or against the rule of law, I will resign my appointment.”

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