Put Pressure on the UK Government to Give Us Diezani for Trial, Magu Begs Nigerians in Diaspora
The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has called on Nigerians in the Diaspora to help in the fight against corruption, by putting pressure on the government of the United kingdom of Great Britain, to release former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Allison-Madueke to the Nigerian Government, where she can face trial for charges of corruption.
He made the plea during a virtual meeting with Nigerians in the Diaspora, where he also encouraged Nigerians to feel free to come back home and set up businesses, while assuring them that local fraudsters seeking frustrate their efforts would be severely dealt with.
Acting EFCC chief, Ibrahim Magu.
“The EFCC is ready to offer intelligence services to anyone seeking genuine business partners in Nigeria. The profiles of potential business partners in Nigeria would be obtained and delivered to the foreign-based investors and this would assist them in taking decisions on whom to partner with locally.
“We can also offer intelligence on any line of business desired by the Nigerian in the Diaspora. We are ready to do all these to encourage credible and serious investors who do not want to be defrauded by fraudsters at home”.
Magu also said that the EFCC has been facing alot of obstacles in trying to bring Allison-Madueke back to Nigeria for trial, and called on Nigerians to mount pressure on the UK government to have her sent home.
Allison-Madueke Announced while in office that, she was undergoing treatment in the UK for breast cancer.
He said, “Nigerians in the United Kingdom need to collaborate with the EFCC more and pressure the authorities there to assist the EFCC in bringing Diezani to trial.
“Does it not bother Nigerians in that country that Diezani has not been brought to trial for the heinous allegations of corruption against her in Nigeria?”