The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, August 20, 2020, has released a press statement to clear air on the news that the commission has started the operation stop and search around Lekki Area, Lagos State. This was disclosed in the press statement by the commission media and publicity team.
In their statement, “the attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission( EFCC) has been drawn to some spurious news circulating in the social media, linking its Operatives with some contrived ” Stop and Search” operations around Lekki axis of Lagos State.
Going further in their statement, they said the commission has integrity and can never involve in such operation.
“We wish to state very clearly that our Operatives were not and can never be involved in such operations.
They enjoined the general public to disregard the new as it’s false and can be misleading.
“Members of the public are enjoined to ignore such insinuations. EFCC is a professional law- enforcement agency and should not be linked with any traffic management operation on our roads.