2019 elections: Work together, Britain urges EFCC, INEC

James Ojo, Abuja

As the build-up to the 2019 general electiongathers momentum, the British Government has tasked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to work together for the country; to deliver free and fair elections.

The charge was given by the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Paul Arkwright, when he visited the headquarters of the anti-graft commission, yesterday.

Thereafter, in a statement issued by EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, the British envoy assured INEC and the EFCC of Britain’s support in ensuring that the electione are free and credible.
Uwujaren quoted the envoy as having that “INEC and EFCC should be there to preserve the integrity of the political process, including taking forward investigations without any prejudice on one side or the other, following the evidence and taking action where it is justified.”

Wilson also said that Arkwright urged the EFCC to work hand in hand…

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