Tinubu Suspends EFCC Chairman AbdulRasheed Bawa.
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the indefinite suspension from office of the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), AbdulRasheed Bawa, to allow for a proper investigation into his conduct while in office.
According to a statement issued by the Director of Information at the Office to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Willie Bassey, the action follows ” weighty” allegations of abuse of office leveled against him.
“Mr Bawa has been directed to immediately handover 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 said.
See the full statement below:
“OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF THE FEDERATION
14th June, 2023
PRESIDENT BOLA AHMED TINUBU SUSPENDS BAWA INDEFINITELY FROM OFFICE AS CHAIRMAN ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu,GCFR, has approved the indefinite suspension from office of 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 follows weighty allegations of abuse of office levell against him.
Bawa’s suspension is coming on the heels of Godwin Emefiele’s recent suspension as the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
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