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Buhari Nominates Abdulrasheed Bawa as New EFCC Boss

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Abdulrasheed Bawa as the New Substantive Chairman of The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC.

Buhari asked the Nigeria Senate to confirm Abdulrasheed Bawa as substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

In a letter to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, the President said he was acting in accordance with Paragraph 2(3) of Part1, CAP E1 of EFCC Act 2004.

Mr Bawa, 40, is a trained EFCC investigator with vast experience in the investigation and prosecution of Advance Fee Fraud cases, official corruption, bank fraud, money laundering, and other economic crimes.

He has undergone several specialized trainings in different parts of the world, and was one of the pioneer EFCC Cadet Officers in 2005.

Mr Bawa holds a B.Sc degree in Economics, and Masters in International Affairs and Diplomacy.

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Here are six quick facts about Abdulrasheed Bawa

Here are six quick facts about Abdulrasheed Bawa
Here are six quick facts about Abdulrasheed Bawa

1. Abdulrasheed Bawa is 40-year-old

2. He is a trained EFCC investigator with vast experience in the investigation and prosecution of Advance Fee Fraud cases, official corruption, bank fraud, money laundering, and other economic crimes.

3. He has undergone several specialised trainings in different parts of the world and was one of the pioneer EFCC Cadet Officers in 2005.

4. Bawa holds a BSc degree in Economics and Masters in International Affairs and Diplomacy.

5. Before his appointment, Bawa was the Lagos zonal head of the anti-graft agency.

6. He will be taking over from Mohammed Umar, who has been in acting capacity since July 2020 after the suspension of Ibrahim Magu over allegations of corruption.

 

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