Breaking: Buhari Asks Senate to Confirm Abdulrasheed Bawa, 40, EFCC Chairman
President Muhammadu Buhari has the Senate to confirm his appointment of a new Chairman for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa.
According to a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Mr Femi Adesina, Abdulrasheed Bawa holds a B.Sc Degree in Economics and a Masters in International Affairs and Diplomacy.
According to the statement, “President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa as substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
“In a letter to President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, the President said he was acting in accordance with Paragraph 2(3) of Part1, CAP E1 of EFCC Act 2004.
“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.
Bawa holds a B.Sc degree in Economics, and Masters in International Affairs and Diplomacy”, the statement concluded.