EFCC, NOUN to explore partnership opportunities
Salihu Ali, Abuja
The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa and the Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria NOUN, Professor Olufemi Peters have resolved to collaborate in areas of mutual interest especially Information and Communication Technology, forensics and training.
The resolution was the highlight of discussions as a team from the EFCC led by Director of Administration and Human Resources, Ibrahim Mohammed, who represented the Chairman of the Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, visited the institution in Jabi, Abuja.
He said the aim of their visit was to explore areas for collaboration to the benefit of both agencies.
Also speaking, the Chief of Staff to the EFCC Chairman, Hadiza Gamawa called on the two organisations to take advantage of their close proximity to forge a mutually beneficial partnership.
“There is a need to reach out to one another in view of our proximity, have a formal engagement to enable us to partner in areas that will be of interest to us all,” she said.
Gamawa added that the Commission will be willing to partner with the institution in both academic and non-academic areas, including the use of the institution’s recreational facilities.
Responding, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Olufemi Peters thanked the delegation for the visit, and requested a meeting with the EFCC Chairman to formalize the relationship between the institutions.