Nigeria’s acting President Yemi Osinbajo is currently meeting with heads of security agencies in the country including Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris.
Others at the meeting include the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, the minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, the chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Ekpo Nta, the minister of Information, Lai Mohammed and the director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Lawal Daura.
Details of the meeting had not been made official at the time of this report.
The Punch reports that the chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari had earlier met with the heads of the anti-graft agencies and the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele.
Speaking with journalists, Magu pleaded with Nigerians to support the fight against corruption which he called the greatest menace ravaging Nigeria and responsible for the country’s recession.