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Corruption: EFCC recovers N217.2m in Benin Zonal office

The Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recovered about N217,268,236 million between January and December.

Mr Mukhtar Bello, Head, Benin Zonal Office disclosed this on the occasion of the World Anti-Corruption Day held in Benin on Monday.

Bello also said that the zonal office also secured 84 convictions and forfeiture of various properties including houses and vessels

Arojie said that the anti-corruption war was one that must be continued to defeat corruption as the scourge had become endemic in the country.

Similarly, Sheik Abdulfatai Enabulele, Chief Imam of Benin Central Mosque, said that the need to come together and fight corruption and insecurity could not be overemphasized.

He stressed the need for citizens to be honest, sincere and collaborate with the EFCC to fight and win the war against corruption.

The Head of the zone earlier led stakeholders including members of the DSS, Police, FRSC, NSCDC, Civil Society Organisation, NYSC, Religious Organisation on a road walk round major roads and streets in Benin.

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