Unic Press UK: The International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), the primary international organization facilitating the cooperation and crime control among the police forces’ around the world, on Wednesday granted Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) access to its information platform commonly known as 1P-247.
Speaking on Wednesday, the Spokesperson of the EFCC, Dele Oyewale, said:
“The IP-24/7 is a global police communications system that connects law enforcement agencies in all the 194 member- countries. It enables users share sensitive and urgent police information with their counterparts around the globe, 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. With the extension of IP-247 to the EFCC, the commission now has direct and quick access to 18 databases through which information about criminal activities across the world can be accessed,” the Voice of Nigeria reported.
The EFCC had since 2018 intensified cooperation/collaboration with the INTERPOL on tackling corruption in Nigeria by inking a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in November 2018.