The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, yesterday challenged the Nigerian youths to always raise their voices against corruption because the nation banks on them for a prosperous future.
This was reinforced by the acting Zonal Head of the Commission, Ibadan office, Mr Bright Igbeleke, during the 10-million-man march organised against corruption held in conjunction with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) led by its State Coordinator, Mrs Ambekemo Eniola. Also participating were the State Commander of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Mrs. Josephine Ruth Obi;State Director of National Orientation Agency (NOA), Mrs. Dolapo Dosumu; Labour leaders, members of the Civil Society Organisation; Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Nigeria Police Force, State Security Service, among many other stakeholders. Speaking on the theme: “Nigerian Youths Walk Against Corruption”, Igbeleke and Eniola on behalf of Magu urged the youth to always stand for what is right to ensure better days for the country. Ambekemo advised the youth to always stay away from crime and corrupt tendencies, urging them to be good ambassadors of the nation and their respective communities.
The march took the participants and stakeholders, who controlled traffic, through Iyaganku to J Allen and then to Dugbe where residents and passersby were addressed by the various leaders of the stakeholders.