The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), secured a total of 3785 (Three Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty-five) convictions across all its Commands in 2022.
The result of an evaluation of the Commission’s performance in the previous year, the number reveals a 70.5% improvement above its performance for 2021. (2220). Considering that the Commission only lost 41 cases during the period, or 1.07%, it also reflects a 98.93% success record in prosecution.
The Lagos Command of the Agency, as in 2021, recorded the most convictions (765), closely followed by the Ibadan Command (573), the Port Harcourt Zonal Command (567), and the headquarters (314).
Over 3574.8% more EFCC convictions have been achieved over the seven years of the Buhari administration, from 103 to 3785.
Commenting on the performance, the Executive Chairman of the EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, commended the personnel of the Commission for their industry and dedication despite the challenges of criminal prosecution in court. He assured that the EFCC will continue to motivate all categories of staff for greater efficiency through capacity development and other incentives.
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