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JUST IN: Senate Confirms Abdul-Rasheed Bawa As New EFCC Boss.


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The nominee for the chairmanship position of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC by president Buhari have been confirmed today at tge red chamber of the National Assembly

It was a thorpugh grilling on the floor of the senate as questions were troopong in from various angles

Bawa, while answering questions, noted the EFCC establishment Act empowers the commission to investigate any person suspected to have acquired unexplained wealth without any formal petition in consonance with Unexplained Wealth Order and Act (UWO/UWA) obtainable in advanced countries.

He denied ever selling any asset recovered by the EFCC.

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He insisted he is qualified for appointment as EFCC chairman by virtue of his qualifications, training, and rank in the Commission.

He said he was trained as a law enforcement officer to function as an EFCC operative.
He said the EFCC would review secondment of police officers to the Commission which will henceforth be on a need basis.

He promised to lead by example as EFCC chairman.

He said that he is contact with former EFCC chairmen including Ibrahim Magu who congratulated him on his appointment.

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