The Acting Chairman, of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Ibrahim Magu has requested the Heads of Government in Europe, the United States and other jurisdictions to work towards speedy and autonomous repatriation of recovered assets to African countries.

He made the plea in a communiqué issued at the end of the 9th Commonwealth Regional Conference of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Kampala, Uganda.

The event was attended by most of the Heads of anti-graft agencies in Africa with a theme titled: “Time to act: Prevent corruption for sustainable development.”

The Acting Chairman of the EFCC and the immediate Chairman of Association of Anti- Corruption Agencies in Commonwealth Africa, Ibrahim Magu, spoke during the conference and highlighted major achievements of the commission under his watch.

The communiqué further urged Anti-Corruption Agencies to emulate the EFCC and acquire polygraph technology as part of their investigative and integrity testing process.