The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has been accused of stealing a photo of the eagle in its logo after it took to Twitter to counter Transparency International on rating Nigeria 146 out of 180 corrupt countries in the world.
Recall that in Transparency International’s latest report, Nigeria ranks 146 out of the 180 countries with a score of 26 and it was also ranked as the 16-most corrupt nation in Africa. in 2019, the West African nation ranked 144 out of 180 nations with a CPI score of 27.
However, the EFCC described the recent report as “baseless” and “illogical”. According to the anti-graft agency, the rating is a far cry from the evident strides and achievements so far accomplished in its fight against corruption particularly under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The statement read;
However, Nigerian Tech expert, Editi Effiong who reacted to the statement accused the EFCC of not only being corrupt but also stealing the eagle in its logo from the internet.