The Head, Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, DCDS Abdulkarim Chukkol, has praised the media for its enlightenment and advocacy roles and for ensuring probity and accountability in governance and the society.
He disclosed this on Thursday, November 19, 2020 while hosting staff of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, South- South Zone, who paid him a courtesy visit.
"The EFCC believes the media is a tool of enlightenment. It is also a tool of advocacy and probity. Our preventive mandate demands that we enlighten the people adequately about the menace of economic and financial crimes and we do this always through the media," he said.
He commended the FRCN, South-South Zone, for airing EFCC's weekly radio pidgin English magazine programme: "Corruption Na Cancer" effectively and promised an enlarged sponsorship of the programme by the Commission.
"Our relationship with the FRCN will be strengthened. We are planning the enlargement of the pidgin programme," Chukkol said.
In his remarks, leader of the FRCN delegation, Engineer Patrick Udoh commended the EFCC for its "publicity drives, patronage and consistent outreach to the public concerning its activities. We value your relationship with us and we want it to be more strengthened."
Media & Publicity
20 November, 2020