EFCC: Chukkol takes over as DSS invites suspended Bawa
Written by Samson Ojeniran on June 15, 2023
President Bola Tinubu has directed that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC’s Director of Operations, Abdulkarim Chukkol immediately take charge of the antigraft agency following the indefinite suspension slammed on its Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa.
A statement from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the federation had said weighty allegations of abuse of office had been levelled against Bawa, who has been in office for just under a year and a half.
Chukkol, who earned a degree from the University of Maiduguri in 2000 and attended various training such as FBI National Academy, Quantico is one of the young officers elevated following the appointment of Bawa in 2021.
He was also at the Canadian Police College
Meanwhile, the suspended Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa has been invited by the Department of State Services, DSS.
According to the agency’s spokesman, Peter Afunanya, the invitation relates to some investigative activities concerning Bawa.