Buhari appoints 40-year-old Bawa as EFCC chairman




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ABUJA – President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a letter the Senate nominating as substantive chairman of the .

Buhari’ nomination was contained in a letter the , Dr Ahmad Lawan, requesting the Upper Chamber of the screen and confirm Bawa for the position.

A statement by Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, said President Buhari was acting in accordance Paragraph 2(3) of Part1, CAP E1 of Act 2004.

“President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm Mr as substantive Chairman of the

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

“Bawa, 40, is a trained investigator vast experience in the investigation and prosecution of Advance Fee cases, official corruption, , money laundering, and other economic crimes.

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

“Bawa a B.Sc degree in Economics, and Masters in International Affairs and ”, the statement said.

Sundiata Post recalls that Buhari had last year suspended the acting chairman of the anti-corruption agency, Ibrahim Magu, corruption allegations.