KADUNA- Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) yesterday seeks partnership with Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Kaduna state council in the fight against corruption in the country.
In his remarks, the Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) EFCC Kaduna zonal head, Sanusi Abdullahi said that the essence of its courtesy visit to NUJ is to cement the relationship in forging ahead.
“We pay courtesy visit to journalists because we know their importance in fighting corruption, we came to formally introduce my self and new leadership of EFCC”.
CSP Abdullahi appreciated the efforts of journalists in reporting crime and also appealed to them for maximum support.
Responding, the Chairman NUJ Kaduna state council, Comrade Yusuf Adamu commended the zonal head for considering Journalists as partners in progress.
Adamu also said that Kaduna journalists are committed to support EFCC in the fight against corruption, ” NUJ will give you maximum support”.
Adamu noted that NUJ and EFCC have a cordial relationship since formal administration.
Adamu disclosed that corruption is not only at the political level but also at the owners of the media organization, some of our members were given Identity card as their meal ticket, I want EFCC to look into that matter, he said.
Also speaking, the EFCC legal adviser Deborah Adamu-Ette appealed to journalists to always cover court proceedings, so as to be updated in
“We want more of your reportage especially in our court proceedings, we need more of your presence”.