The Global Peace Movement International, UK an anti corruption crusader has commended the appointment of Mr. Ola Olukoyede as the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
In a statement issued on Monday in London by the President of the General, Dr. Mike Uyi, the GPMI described Olukoyede as a fearless fighter against corruption whose services is greatly needed to advance the fight against graft in Nigeria.
Uyi said Olukoyede’s appointment was not only a great win for Nigerian youths, but goes further to remind young Nigerians to always be prepared to take the position of leadership.
The group commended Bola Ahmed Tinubu for headhunting Olukoyede for the EFCC top job, describing the appointment as the “biggest masterstroke” in his administration’s effort to crush the monster called corruption.
“We have diligently looked through the untainted records of this great compatriot who has risen through the ranks of the EFCC. No one can better understand the workings of the Commission than an officer who has spent all his career years within the establishment beginning from the point where the Commission was set up with its unique mandate to halt the negative tide of financial crimes.
He noted that President Tinubu’s decision to appoint individuals from within the system to lead EFCC without political interference encouraged dedication and commitment among staff.
“Before now, Olukoyede had previously worked in the anti-graft commission in the background for years.
“As the first southerner to head EFCC since the creation of the anti-corruption agency and as a Lawyer with over 22 years of experience as a regulatory compliance consultant and specialist in fraud management and corporate intelligence we believe that he will deliver and GPMI is ready to support him in the fight against corruption.