By Bukola Olasanmi
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has finalized plans to host a concert aimed at rallying the grassroots against voter-inducement and raising the consciousness of Nigerians against various forms of money laundering activities.
Acting Chairman of the Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has said that Say No to Vote Buying Concert, which will hold oJanuary 13, 2019, at the Unity Fountain, Abuja, is part of the EFCC’s corruption prevention efforts, aimed at sensitizing the public against the ills of corruption.
The anti-graft agency boss in a press statement, yesterday in Abuja, said that: “The Concert, which is being organised in partnership with popular Comedian, Olarenwaju Toriseju, fondly called Ambassador Wahala, will hold by 2pm, and will feature comedy by emerging comedians like Dr. Ayuba; Ghana Must Go; Koboko Master; Stainless; Washington; Mr Odey; MC 3310; Cee Dee; Charles Aworum; and MC Philip.
Others are, “Asawana; Chucks D General; Nick B; Samsong; Funny Bruno; and music by Victor Velmo; Yung Fresh; Maisty Sanusi; Fortune Tunez; Braine and Magic Steppers.”
The statement, which was signed by EFCC, acting Head, Media & Publicity, Mr. Tony Orilade, furtehr stated that there would also be stage plays and talk shows.
“The event, which promises to be an entertaining day of music, performances, drama skits, talk-shows and comedy, according to Magu, is yet another preventive thrust of the EFCC towards engaging and enlightening the public, encouraging them to take ownership of the anti-corruption mandate as championed by President Muhammadu Buhari,” the statement said.