MYCN pledges support for new EFCC chairman
By Al-sirajdeen Alhameed, Minna//:
The National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, says it will continue to support the new Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC Abdulrasheed Bawa, in his new office.
The Niger State President of NYCN Comrade Bashir Bello Sheriff made this assertion during the weekend.
He stated that the leadership of the council across the country are proud of his appointment into the office as the chairman of EFCC at 40, noting that his appointment is an indication that the country has some talented youths that can be assign with such public office.
Speaking in an interview with Newsmen in Minna at the weekend, Bashir Bello explained that the NYCN National leadership has been at the fire front of agitating for youths to be assign with public office, stressing that the appointment of Abdulrasheed Bawa as the chairman of the EFCC under the administration of President Mohammed Buhari has come at the right time.
According to him, “As young man in his early 40s, couple with the fact that he was among the pioneer staff of the agency, he will put in his wealth of experience already acquired as a crack detective of the agency, who has investigated high profile cases in the agency during these years”
“We in the NYCN wish to appreciate President Mohammed Buhari for appointing one of our own generation to pilot the high sensitive office of EFCC. As an insider of the agency and as one the of pioneer detective of the commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, will definitely make the entire Nigerian youths and the country as a whole proud.
All he needed from us as Nigerians regardless of tribes and religious inclination is a collective prayers to enable him succeed in the discharge of his enormous responsibility at this crucial moment of our time as a country” he asserted.
He requested the new chairman of the commission to leave above board in ensuring that his leadership in the commission would have a zero tolerance for corrupt related cases that would be brought to him, insisting that his tenure in EFCC would put corrupt public and political office holders to their toes by bringing them to book.
Similarly, Comrade Bashir Bello appealed to the entire men and officers of the agency to join hands with him to ride the country of corruption that has hitherto eat deep in to the fabric of the country national treasury, statng that with their collective support, he will ensure corruption free Nigeria under his leadership.
“With your support and cooperation in the commission, which he required in his operatives in the agency, he will make the country corruption free. His success as the chairman, would be a collective success to all of you. And his failure should also be seen as a failure to all of you and we don’t pray for that. It is our prayers in the leadership of NYCN for you all to succeed in making the country curruption free under his leadership in EFC” he added.
He the urged the chairman of the EFCC to involved every members of the agency in the day to day operational activities of the commission, this according to him will give every operatives a sense of responsibility in the discharge of their duty.