Global anti-corruption leaders converge in Abuja

Global anti-corruption leaders converged in Abuja on Monday for a conference on how to collaborate effectively in the battle against corruption. The Interpol also stated at the programme that its latest telecommunication system, i24/7, can monitor criminals across the borders of its 190-member countries.

According to the Vice President of Interpol for Africa, Adamu Mohammed, the i24/7 watch, which stands for Interpol 24 hours a day, seven days a week, is a connection of all INTERPOL member countries through a telecommunication system that would allow flow and access of information among member security agencies around the globe.  He explained, at the opening ceremony of the programme, tagged 6th Interpol Global Programme on Anti- Corruption, Financial Crimes and Asset Recovery, that with the help of i24/7, criminals could be monitored irrespective of where they run to..


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