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BREAKING: Senate confirms Bawa as EFCC Chairman


Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan is a 30-year-old graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Abdulrasheed Bawa as new Chairman of the Economic and Financial Commission, EFCC.

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Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari had appointed the 40-year-old trained EFCC investigator and had forwarded his name to the Senate for confirmation as the substantive head of the country’s anti-graft agency.

Mr Bawa has vast experience in the investigation and prosecution of Advance Fee Fraud cases, official corruption, bank fraud, money laundering, and other economic.

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If confirmed, he would also be the first core EFCC official and non-police officer to head the agency, a feat which has been hailed by a large majority of the EFCC staff.

Details later…

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