ROLE OF ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION IN EDUCATIONAL SECTOR IN NIGERIA: A STUDY OF ANKPA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KOGISTATE

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A. P. ALFA
ABDUL SUNDAY
O. AJIBOLA ISAIAH

Abstract

This research investigate the role of Economic and financial crimes commission in the fight against corruption in Educational Sector in Nigeria especially Ankpa L.G.A. The study used 800 targeted populations and later used Yaro Yamane’s formular to determine the sample size for the study which resulted to 700. The research design employed is survey research design. Percentage, frequency and chi - square were used to analyze data. The findings reveal that system disorder, lacks of societal cooperative and influential Nigerians influence all affects the EFCC in the fight against corruption in Education sector in Ankpa L. G. A. The study boldly recommended that the Nigeria Government should give a free hand to the commission in the fight against corruption; societal cooperation, support, and systematic orders should be encourage, and the Commission should ensure that they fight the corruption within the ambit of the law in Nigeria to avoid the abuse of power, free from corruption and nepotism in carrying out their functions in fighting corruption in the Nigeria educational sector. 

Keywords:
Corruption, financial crime, economics, educational sector

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ALFA, A. P., SUNDAY, A., & ISAIAH, O. A. (2021). ROLE OF ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION IN EDUCATIONAL SECTOR IN NIGERIA: A STUDY OF ANKPA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KOGISTATE. Journal of Global Economics, Management and Business Research, 13(1), 13-17. Retrieved from https://www.ikprress.org/index.php/JGEMBR/article/view/6162
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