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Reps set to tackle money laundering, cyber crimes

Date: September 01, 2008

and human trafficking, members of the House of Representatives are now strategizing on how to bring the crimes to the barest minimum.

Towards this end, they are collaborating with donor agencies including the National Democratic Institute (NDI) to sensitize the public on the negative effects of the crimes on the country through a conference slated for this week in Abuja that is expected to attract Senate President Sen. David Mark and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Dimeji Bankole.

According to Rep. Patrick Ikhariale, money laundering and other crimes have made the world unsafe and any effort towards getting rid of the crimes in Nigeria would do the country’s image a lot of good.

Speaking on the two-day conference in which the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) would be a major participant, he told Vanguard yesterday in Abuja that this week’s conference was a precursor of a larger one planned for the United States of America later this month.

According to him, “you do know that over the years, there have been these issues of money laundering across the globe which have made the world relatively unsafe. It is what everybody knows and so anything that could be done to eliminate it would be welcome.
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