President Buhari To Commission EFCC’s New N24bn Head Office Building Today
President Muhammadu Buhari will fee the brand new head workplace constructing of anti-graft company, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), in Abuja on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.
The workplace, situated alongside Airport Road, Jabi, within the Federal Capital Territory, was lastly accomplished this 12 months after the constructing’s basis was first laid on February 2, 2011.
The building of the 10-storey constructing was permitted by the Federal Executive Council (FEC), through the administration of former president, Goodluck Jonathan, on November 24, 2010.
Even although it was billed to price N18 billion, the constructing was accomplished for N24 billion attributable to fluctuating international alternate.
With rising criticism over the price of the constructing, appearing EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Magu, mentioned the venture is price it to make the warfare in opposition to corruption extra environment friendly.
While talking on Channels Television on Tuesday, he mentioned, “It’s not for me to defend. It’s for the skilled to return and see it to evaluate whether or not it’s price no matter it’s. It’s price it.
“We want to maneuver to a greater place as a result of we’re occupying rented quarters. As it’s now, we’ve got our males and services and classes, investigations and prosecutions scattered in rented quarters so this doesn’t give a safe confidentiality of paperwork and so, in the event you put everyione in a single home, I believe you get a greater coordination.”
The constructing is meant to be Nigeria’s personal reproduction of the United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).