EFCC Boss, Bawa Warns Petrol Smugglers

EFCC Boss, Bawa Warns Petrol Smugglers
Abdulrasheed Bawa

Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa has warned smugglers of petroleum products to stop smuggling or face the full wrath of the law.

This warning was contained in a statement by EFCC spokesperson, Mr Wilson Uwujaren on Tuesday in Abuja.

Bawa stated that the commission had determined to check the activities of the economic saboteurs via special operations.

The EFCC boss, in a remark at a stakeholders’ engagement on high PMS evacuation, code-named “Operation White”, lamented the trend of smuggling of petroleum products.

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He, however, assured Nigerians that the anti-graft agency would ensure that those found perpetrating the crime are brought to book, and justice served.

“We are all Nigerians, and as Nigerians, we need a better country for ourselves.

“We in the EFCC, from the beginning are happy to be part of Operation White for the reason that, it is part of our responsibility to prevent as well as enforce laws that have to do with economic crimes,” he said.