DIRECTOR, NIGERIAN FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE UNIT MEETS WITH THE CHAIRMAN AND MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL CRIMES AT THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

The Director, Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (DNFIU), Mr. Francis Usani and the Chairman House Committee on Financial Crimes, Hon. Kayode Oladele have agreed that constant interactions and dialogues between the National Assembly (NASS) and the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) is important in further fostering of the harmonious engagements between the NFIU and relevant committee on Economic and Financial Crimes.

 

The FIU Director who paid a courtesy visit to the Chairman and members of the House Committee on Financial Crimes on the 13th October 2016, at the National Assembly spoke on the primary purpose of the visit by stressing on stressing on the need for effective collaboration between the NFIU and NASS. The Honorable member and Chairman, House Committee on financial crimes also reiterated that effective partnerships does avail the law makers the necessary information needed to pass laws that will impact on the overall well being of Nigerians.

The DNFIU briefed the lawmakers about Nigeria’s application to join the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and the positive impact it will have on the country’s financial sector and image as a whole. The Director gave a brief overview to the lawmakers on the activities and functions of the NFIU.

The Honorable Chairman of the House Committee on Financial Crime pledged the full support of his committee in working with the NFIU in ensuring that Nigeria’s application to the FAFT is successful. On his part the DNFIU expressed his pleasure at the level of support that the committee had offered the NFIU and expressed hope of a more fruitful relationship between the two organizations.

The Lawmakers thanked the DNFIU for his visit and also look forward to more interactions in the future.

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