Waterways State Government has announced that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has “no capacity to research the budgetary exchanges” of the state.
The state’s Commissioner for Information and Communications, Pastor Paulinus Nsirim expressed that EFCC can possibly research the Governor Nyesom Wike-drove government on the off chance that it abandons the Federal High Court judgment that announced that it can’t examine the money related exchanges of the legislature.
Nsirim expressed this in response to explanations credited to the Acting Chairman of EFCC, Ibrahim Magu on researching the state government.
In an announcement he marked and sent to DAILY POST, the Commissioner stated: “Magu can’t guarantee that that judgment can’t remain, aside from he needs Nigerians to accept that he has begun giving directions to the Supreme Court.
“Tragically in a vote based system somebody holding an open office would need to gag the Court.”
On the claim that the state was the second capital of illegal tax avoidance in Nigeria after Lagos, Nsirim considered how the counter join office landed at that end.
“To legitimize this claim, the EFCC should make open the names of individuals they have captured and indicted in Rivers State over tax evasion.
“In the event that this isn’t done, Magu’s announcement would simply be viewed as insignificant playing to the gallary to appreciate modest attention”, he said.
He expressed that the Rivers State Government will bolster EFCC to battle debasement inside the ambit of the law, however will dismiss any endeavor to subvert the standard of law in the state.
The Commissioner additionally exhorted Magu to be patient and cease from the wrongdoing of arrogating to himself the legal forces of courts.
“The EFCC should cease from self improvement and pointless political publicity, as it will yield no outcomes, ” he expressed.