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Act on $20m NPA bribery scam, CSNAC tells EFCC

The Civil Society Network Against Corruption has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, to take immediate action against a Swiss firm, Dredging International Services, which is on the verge of receiving a fresh contract from the Nigerian Ports Authority despite being indicted by the EFCC.

CSNAC in a statement by its Chairman, Mr. Olanrewaju Suraju, asked the anti-graft agency to speed up efforts in its investigation of the $20m in bribes allegedly given to former NPA officials by the firm.

According to Suraju, the slow action of the EFCC is capable of compromising the anti-corruption war which is the cornerstone of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

He added, “For an administration that prides itself in fighting corruption, leaving a case this bad and inconclusive, and allowing investigations to drag on forever, goes against everything this administration has been preaching since its inception.

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