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EFCC officials pledge allegiance, vow not to leak classified documents

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The chairman and staff of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday swore an oath of secrecy to prevent the leakage of classified documents and information to unauthorised persons.

This was disclosed in a statement signed by its Spokesman, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, titled, ‘EFCC Staff Take Fresh Oath of Allegiance’.

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According to Uwujaren, the oaths were administered in line with the Official Secrets Act and the newly adopted Document Classification Policy of the EFCC.

The PUNCH reported that the staff also pledged to perform their duties diligently.

It is believed that any official who violates the secrecy code as stated by the anti-body agency may be guilty of an offence and liable to conviction.

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“As part of ongoing reform efforts to improve efficient delivery of its mandate, officials of the EFCC today May 18, 2021 took fresh official oaths, pledging among others, to perform their duties diligently and honestly.

“The Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, led other categories of staff to take the oath in compliance with the Official Secrets Act and the newly adopted Document Classification Policy of the commission,” the statement read in part.

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