The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has submitted the particulars of individuals on its watch list and under investigations in the state to the Nigerian Immigration Service, NIS, Kwara State Command.
The EFCC boss Ibrahim Magu made this revelation through the Ilorin Zonal Head of the Commission, Mr Isyaku Sharu who on his behalf, received the Comptroller of Immigration Service, Kwara State Command, Edith Onymenam, who led other NIS senior officers on a courtesy visit to Ilorin Zonal Office of the Commission.
He said that the need to familiarize the NIS with the particulars of such personalities under EFCC’s investigation became necessary following intelligence at the disposal of the Commission that some highly-placed individuals undergoing corruption probe and on the Commission’s watch list in the state have procured forged police reports with which they plan to apply for another international passports to escape from the country.
The anti graft Boss urged NIS to use its office to place those individuals under strict surveillance,”
Reacting to the EFCC watch list, Ms Onymenam said there was no cause for alarm, assuring that the suspects would not get another international passport.