Breaking:President Tinubu Suspend efcc boss, Bawa indefinitely
Written by AIGBOKHAEBHO OKHUELEIGBE on June 14, 2023
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has suspended the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC Indefinitely.
This was disclosed in a statement made available to the public and signed by the director of information,Willie Bassey from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
The statement reads in parts:
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.
Reports suggest that the suspension of the EFCC boss was effected after a meeting with the President this Wednesday evening.