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Gunmen attack another EFCC operative

By  Emman Ovuakporie

ABUJA—Barely two weeks after 15 armed men ambushed a team of five operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, killing one of them and injuring others on Mbano-Okigwe road, Imo State, the home of another operative of the anti-graft agency was on Sunday night attacked by gunmen who shot him severally in the chest.

A statement by EFCC, yesterday, stated that Mr. Solomon Yorr, an officer attached to the Economic Governance Unit which handles mainly cases of politically-exposed persons, was attacked in Keffi, Nasarawa State. He was rushed to a hospital in Keffi and was transferred to a bigger one  in Abuja where he is being treated at the facility’s intensive care unit.

EFCC’s Chairman, Mrs. Farida Waziri, had since directed that security should be beefed up around the officer while she prays for his recovery.

She has equally stressed that the various attacks against the agency and its officials will not in any way distract or deter the agency.


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