EFCC Cautions Youths against Get Rich Quick Syndrome

Written by on November 9, 2019

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has warned Nigerian youths against taking the fast route to achieve success.

Magu said the desperate quest by Nigerian youths to ‘blow’ – the modern slang which according to him, depicts desperation for quick wealth, has pushed many into committing crimes.

Magu said this at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife yesterday, while delivering the keynote address at the 2019 Symposium of the National Association of Philosophy Students , OAU branch.

The EFCC boss, who was represented by the Zonal Head of the Commission’s Ibadan zonal office, Friday Ebelo, admonished the students to take their studies seriously rather than engage in fraudulent crimes.

 He Lamented the increasing trend in the involvement of the Nigerian youth in internet-related crimes, and challenged them to re-direct their energy into positive activities that will benefit them and the Nigerian nation.

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