Senate confirms Bawa as EFCC Chairman

Senate confirms Bawa as EFCC Chairman

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 2:47 pm


The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa as substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

This followed the screening of the nominee at the National Assembly on Wednesday.

Bawa had at plenary, responded to questions from senators on his vision and mission for the commission.

Bawa appeared before the Senate for screening following the mention of order 17 of the Senate Rule by Majority Leader, Abdulahi Yahaya (APC-Kebbi) which gave room for the admission of the nominee as well as Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters, Sen. Babajide Omoworare into the Chambers.

Others admitted included the Speaker of Kebbi State House of Assembly, some lawmakers at the House of Representatives and family members.

President of Senate, Ahmed Lawan in his opening remarks urged the senators to ask the nominee questions, within the time frame allowed


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