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BREAKING: President Tinubu Appoints Former Lagos CP, Odumosu As Chairman Of EFCC


Jun 20, 2023

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President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of retired Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Hakeem Odumosu as the substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

ADULAWO NEWS reports that the appointment is subject to his confirmation by the Senate.

Recall that ADULAWO NEWS had earlier reported Tinubu suspended indefinitely the former chairman of the anti-corruption body on Wednesday, June 14.
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According to a release from the presidency on, Bawa’s suspension is “to allow for proper investigation into his conduct while in office. This follows weighty allegation of abuse of office leveled against him.

“Mr Bawa has been directed to immediately hand over the affairs of his office to the Director, Operations in the commission, who will oversee the affairs of the Office of the Chairman pending the conclusion of investigation.”

Bawa was soon invited by the Department of State Services for questioning over allegations of corruption and abuse of office.
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Bawa’s suspension came days after Tinubu suspended the Central Bank Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, from office.

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