The nominee for the office of the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa has been screened by the senate.
The forty-year-old nominee has worked with the anti-graft agency for 16 years and is a Certified professional in fraud examiner and anti-money laundering.
Mr. Bawa while speaking to the law makers during the screening, express his readiness to combat corruption within the confine and provisions of the constitution of the country.
He further promised to leave the EFCC in a better place than he met it at the end of his tenure.
“We need to repatriate all our stolen assets for the benefit of Nigerians” Bawa noted.
Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari on February 16, asked the Senate to confirm Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa as substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The President who in a letter to the Senate through the senate president Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, said he was acting in accordance with Paragraph 2(3) of Part1, CAP E1 of EFCC Act 2004.
The statement stated that 40-year-old 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”
According to report, Bawa has undergone several, professional and specialised training in different parts of the world this and many more has prepared him for the herculean task of combating fraud and corruption in public places and agencies.