President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the name of Abdulrasheed Bawa for confirmation to the Senate as Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
In a letter to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, President Buahri said he was acting in accordance with Paragraph 2(3) of Part1, CAP E1 of EFCC Act 2004.
Bawa 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.
The 40-year-old nominee 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.