The President of Nigeria, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has suspended the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC) AbdulRasheed Bawa indefinitely from office, All Nigeria Latest News reports
The suspension has been implemented to facilitate a thorough investigation into his conduct during his tenure, in response to serious allegations of abuse of office.
Bawa has been instructed to promptly transfer the responsibilities of his office to the Director of Operations within the Commission.
Read the full statement below:
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 levelled 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.