EFCC, NOUN sign MoU of cooperation

By Soni Daniel

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the National Open University of Nigeria NOUN on Wednesday formalized their collaboration with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, which will see the Commission working closely with the University’s Centre of Excellence on Technology Enhanced Learning, ACETEL, in cybersecurity training, among others.

Speaking during ceremony which held at the headquarters of the EFCC, Jabi, Abuja, EFCC Executive Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa expressed delight that the two neighbours are coming together to harness their resources for mutual benefit. He said the MoU will afford interns from the University the opportunity to better appreciate the work of the EFCC, assuring that “the content of the MoU will be implemented”.

Bawa further noted that the MoU will assist the Commission in the implementation of the recently launched Strategic Plan 2021-2025 which has five objectives:  increasing public engagement in the fight against economic and financial crimes; improving systems and processes for the prevention of economic and financial crimes; improving intelligence-driven investigation, prosecution, and asset recovery; Improving law enforcement coordination and collaboration with relevant stakeholders, and enhancement of institutional capacity and human capital.