German Police to Equip Forestic Unit of EFCC
Ibrahim Magu with Michael Kretschmer
London, June 6, 2018 (AltAfrika)-Vice President of the German Federal Criminal Investigation Office, Bundeskriminalamt, BKA, Michael Kretschmer, says his country will assist Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, equip its Forensic Unit for effective crime fighting
Kretschmer made this known on Monday during a courtesy visit to the Commission, to explore possible colaboration between the EFCC and the BKA.
“EFCC is very reliable and very professional. We shall continue the partnership especially with equipping of the forensic laboratory. We shall double the effort for the EFCC”, he said.
While thanking Kretschmer for the visit, Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of the EFCC, enjoined the BKA to keep supporting the Commission through capacity building, technical assistance and equipment for the Forensic laboratory of the agency.
His word: “I am grateful for your support. We enjoy your tremendous assistance in equipping our forensic laboratory.
“I also want to encourage you to visit the new forensic laboratory so that we can discuss and see how we can be assisted”.
Issues concerning fraud, money laundering and cyber-crime investigation cases involving Nigeria/German nationals were also discussed.
Kretschmer was accompanied on the visit by Gerhard Hantschke, Head of BKA International Police Cooperation Division; Sven Radke, Head of Technical and Training Assistance Section; Heiko Schneider, BKA Staff/Protocol Officer; David Duffy, BKA Interpreter; Dominik Muller, BKA Liaison Office for Nigeria.