London Varsity Hosts Magu & W/Africa Anti-Corruption Agency Chairman [Update]
Queen Mary University of London will be hosting the Chairman of West Africa Anti-Corruption Agency and the Acting Chairman of Nigeria’s Anti-Corruption Agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu.
The event will take place on Friday, 23rd November.
Mr Ibrahim Magu will be delivering a lecture on economic and financial crimes among public officials in Nigeria and the danger of corruption to Nigeria’s development.
Details of the event are as below:
Date: 23rd November 2018
Venue: Patherson Rose Lecture Theatre
Robin Brooke Centre, St Pauls, EC1A 7BE.
The Anti-Corruption lecture at the Centre for African Research Queen Mary University of London is part of the Centre’s Programmes to create the environment for the development of Africa as a continent through interactive engagement among Africans and international community.
The African Development Adviser to the Research Centre Tunde Alabi stated that corruption has become a cancer in Nigeria and it requires the support of all Nigerians especially those in the Diaspora to use their voice and network to put pressure on Nigerian government to build a strong institution that will tackle corruption before it kills Nigeria.
Hence the lecture is the contribution of the Centre for African Research Queen Mary University of London to the fight against corruption in Nigeria, the most populated African nation.
In his reaction, the Director of the Research Center Queen Mary University of London, Dr Bakre Owolabi said that if Nigeria succeeds, Africa will succeed. Dr Bakre said that It is the strategic policy of the Centre for African Research Queen Mary University of London to look for African led solution to African problems.
Corruption remains the biggest problem facing Africa. The decision to invite Mr Ibrahim Magu to deliver a lecture at Queen Mary University is due to his record of achievements in office despite the challenges he faces.