Olukoyede said this in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday by the EFCC Spokesperson, Dele Oyewale.
The EFCC chairman said this when the Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Dr Musa Aliyu, SAN paid him a visit in Abuja.
“We must give our best; we must be committed and give the President the right support he needs. Nobody is too big to be investigated in this country. Once you are not playing according to the rules, we will investigate you,” he said
He added that the engagement with the ICPC was sending the right signals to the entire country that the anti-corruption agencies were coming together and extending hands of comradeship and fellowship to each other.
The chairman recalled that there was a subsisting Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between both agencies.
“Today, the MoU is in place. It is going to be a living document that we can review from time to time to accommodate mutual interest,” he said
Olukoyede pointed out that the enormity of cases both agencies are handling justified their independent existence.
I am not sure the staff strength of the EFCC and the ICPC put together will be up to 7,000
“Though people have been talking of duplication of responsibilities between the EFCC and ICPC, I don’t see it from that perspective. I see it from the perspective of the enormity of the work on our hands.
That’s why I decided to extend hands of friendship to the EFCC so that we can see how we can work closely in helping this country to fight corruption.
“I also hope we will be meeting on a regular basis to review what we are doing together to see how we can strengthen our relationship.
“May God help us in the discharge of these onerous tasks,” he said