Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa, has threatened that the Commission will deal with Staff who cross the line.
The Commission boss charged members of staff to adhere to the virtues of courage, integrity and professionalism which are the core values of the Commission, in tackling crimes.
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He stated this while addressing staff of the Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the EFCC on Thursday.
According to him, the task of combating economic and financial crimes requires that extant laws are enforced as they should and for staff of the Commission to do this, they must adhere to the core values of the EFCC.
“Leaders of the EFCC should enforce the laws the way they are expected to be enforced. If you cross the line, the EFCC will investigate you and take you to court.
“But above all, we must do this with “courage, integrity and professionalism which are the core values of the Commission and these are the values we should maintain.
“We know what is expected of us. We should be ready to take the Commission to the next level,” he said
He tasked every official in the Zone to be prepared to take the EFCC to the next level, stressing that taking responsibilities for actions and inactions was imperative.
He assured staff of the commission of equal opportunity in the area of welfare, placement and acceptance, adding, “each of us is important. We should always work as a team and there should be no dichotomy of any kind”.
The Chairman also stated that a well-articulated career path was underway for every staff of the EFCC and that Standard Operation Procedure (SOP) would be institutionalised to discourage arbitrariness and discretion in carrying out official assignments.
He warned staff against deliberate mistakes, stressing that such conduct would not be tolerate