The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) has denied finishing up a raid on the headquarters of Standard Chartered Bank in Lagos at this time Friday, September 14th.
An announcement launched by the fee, says there was no raid on the bank by its officers. The fee in its assertion stated the raid by operatives purportedly carrying the jackets of the Fee may need been the handiwork of errant officers who acted with out authorization.
The company stated the motion is in flagrant violation of the usual operation procedures of the Fee as it’s not the model of the EFCC to brazenly raid the workplaces of banks and different monetary establishments.
Officers of such establishments who’re needed by the fee, are normally invited for questioning after discreet investigation. Through the years, banks have been cooperative in releasing their officers to the Fee for questioning.
The Fee will examine the circumstances resulting in this unlawful raid by errant officers and people discovered culpable can be subjected to the inner disciplinary mechanism of the Fee.
EFCC once more reassures Nigerians that it’s an company which adheres strictly to the rule of regulation and can, as a lot as potential, keep away from draconian measures in its combat in opposition to corruption” he stated