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EFCC Chairman, Bawa axed

The Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),  AbdulRasheed Bawa has been suspended.

 

A statement by the Director, Information, SGF Office, Willie Basse, indicates Bawa’s suspension by President Bola Tinubu is to allow for proper investigation into his conduct while in office.

Bawa is to immediately hand over the affairs of his office to the Director, Operations, who will oversee the affairs of the Office of the Chairman of the Commission pending the conclusion of investigation.

The statement reads, “This 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.”

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