The Chairman of the Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, stated this while interacting with some civil society organizations and the media in Enugu.
Mr. Magu urged people in the South East to report corrupt persons to the Commission, noting that such information would be handled with utmost confidentiality.
During a courtesy visit to the Chief Judge of Enugu State, Justice Priscilla Emehelu, Mr. Magu expressed regret that corruption had taken the country backwards and urged all and sundry to join in the fight to eradicate corruption.
The Magu restated the commitment of the Commission to using every legal frame work at its disposal to point the country in the right direction.
Responding, the Enugu State Chief Judge, Justice Priscilla Emehelu said the judiciary was committed to working with the government at all levels to ensure a corrupt free society.
Justice Emehelu however listed media trial, absence of witnesses in court as some of the challenges, delaying effective prosecution of financial and crime matters.