Senate receives Buhari’s request to confirm Bawa as EFCC Chairman




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By Chibuike Nwabuko

(Sundiata Post) – Senate on received a formal request President Muhammadu seeking confirmation of of Abdulrasheed Bawa as of Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). 

letter which addressed to , Ahmad Lawan, read during the start of plenary. 

According to President , the request to screen and confirm Bawa’s as Substantive of the Commission accordance with paragraph 2 subsection 2 of Part 1 CAP E1 of the EFCC Act 2004.”

Bawa, aged 40, who holds a B.Sc degree Economics, and Masters International Affairs and , is presently the Head of Operations of the Commission’s Lagos office.

After confirmation by the Senate, Bawa is expected to take over Umar Abba, who appointed as Acting by President last year, following the suspension of the immediate past Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu.

The , Ahmad Lawan, immediately after reading the President’s request, said that the screening of Abdulrasheed Bawa as substantive Chairman of the Anti-graft agency will be carried out during plenary line with the tradition of the Upper Chamber. 

“The screening of the Chairman-designate of the EFCC will be done in plenary, in keeping with our tradition here,” he said.