Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan, has said that the National Assembly would provide necessary support to anti-graft agencies in the fight against corruption.
Lawan said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission – EFCC and Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission – ICPC are the leading government agencies in anti-corruption.
He said the 9th Senate and indeed the National Assembly was set to support the anti-corruption agencies to the best of its ability, to enable Nigeria eradicate the malaise of corruption.
His Spokesperson, Ola Awoniyi, in a statement said the president of senate gave the assurance in Abuja while declaring open the third EFCC National Capacity Building Workshop for Justices and Judges in collaboration with the National Judicial Institute – NJI.
Lawan noted that corruption has eaten deep into the very fabric of the society and has literarily become endemic, while advocating a review of the basic school curricula to include the teaching of anti-corruption tenets.