THE Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu and President Alpha Condé of Guinea have reached an agreement that will see the Commission, assist the West African country, to establish an anti-corruption agency.

According to a statement by the EFCC’s spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, in Abuja, the agreement was reached in Conakry, the country’s capital, following President Conde’s invitation of Magu, with a request for EFCC’s assistance in establishing an anti-corruption agency in the country.

President Conde disclosed that the success stories of the EFCC in the fight against corruption in Nigeria, informed the choice of the Commission as a mentor organization for his country’s anti-corruption agaency.

He added that apart from the meeting with Conde, the EFCC chairman held a meeting with leading figures in the country’s economy towards the proposal.

Those who met with with Magu, according to the statement, included: Namory Camara, managing director of the country’s agency in charge of private investment, Dr. Mohamed L. Doumbouya, the ministerial advisor in charge of financial institutions, Mr Gabriel Courtis, minister of Investment and Mr Kouyaté, special adviser to President Conde.

The EFCC boss also held a meeting with officers from the different law enforcement agencies of the country, that included Colonel Camara Tregbore, the secretary general of Guinea’s High Crimes Commission.

Addressing the law enforcement officers of the country, Magu charged them on the need for collaboration in the fight against corruption.

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