By Joseph Inokotong
The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has concluded a capacity building programme for Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC).
The 52-day long training programme is in line with the existing collaboration between the NDIC and the EFCC towards enhancing the capacity of the EFCC’s staff.
A statement issued by the Head, Communications & Public Affairs of the NDIC, Hadi S. Birchi said among the fifty-eight (58) participants that attended the training programme, fifty-two (52) were drawn from EFCC and six (6) from Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC).
The statement added that the training programme was structured into six (6) courses: Accounting for Non Accountants; Foreign Exchange Investigation; Tracing and Tracking of Suspicious Transactions; Financial and Banking Regulations; Auditing and Investigation Fundamentals and Financial Analysis.
It noted that out of the forty eight (48) paper facilitators for the capacity building programme, thirty-seven (37) were from NDIC while the other eleven (11) were Subject Matter Experts from financial system Regulators, Operators and Practitioners.
The training programme, it explained was residential and took place at the EFCC Academy, Karu, Abuja.
The stated said the training “commenced on Monday, 22nd August, 2016 and was concluded on Wednesday, 30th November, 2016.”