The Human Rights Writers Affiliation of Nigeria (HURIWA) has accused the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) of releasing images and names of younger college students and different petty suspects however are gradual or unwilling to call and disgrace massive time suspected thieves who loot public fund.
The rights group stated the EFCC intentionally obfuscate and conceal identities of some influential authorities officers accused of frauds.
HURIWA in an announcement by its Nationwide Coordinator Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko stated it’s completely in opposition to the unlawful practices of parading suspects earlier than the media even earlier than there’s a judicial dedication of fees in opposition to such individuals or organisations.
It, nevertheless, acknowledged that there was nothing improper in disclosing names and offences of individuals already thought of in some way by the competent Court docket of legislation.
”HURIWA) condemns the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) for concealing the id of the Managing director of the Niger Delta Growth Fee from whom it made multimillion Naira restoration not too long ago.
”Based on an announcement launched by the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, a former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Growth Fee ( NDDC), has forfeited the sum of N250,000,000 to the Federal Authorities.
”The EFCC didn’t reveal the identify of the stated former Managing Director within the assertion which is an act of cowardice and a present of shane. This depicts the EFCC as an organ that’s partial in opposition to perceived suspects who should not politically related or uncovered,” the group added.