President Tinubu Suspends EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu,GCFR, has approved the indefinite suspension from office, Mr. AbdulRasheed Bawa, CON, as the Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to allow for proper investigation into his conduct while in office.


This is contained in a statement released Wednesday by Willie Bassey, Director, Information of the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).


The President’s suspension of the anti-graft agency boss follows weighty allegations of abuse of office levelled against him.


“Mr Bawa has been directed to immediately hand over the affairs of his office to the Director, Operations in the Commission, who will oversee the affairs of the Office of the Chairman of the Commission pending the conclusion of the investigation,” the statement added.

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