President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Mr. Abdulrasheed as substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Accordingly, he has sent a letter to the Senate for Bawa’s confirmation in that capacity.
A statement today by the President’s Media Adviser, Femi Adesina, says the President is acting in accordance with Paragraph 2(3) of Part1, CAP E1 of EFCC Act 2004.
Bawa, 40, is a trained EFCC investigator with vast experience in the investigation and prosecution of Advance Fee Fraud cases, official corruption, bank fraud, money laundering, and other economic crimes.
He has undergone several specialized trainings in different parts of the world, and was one of the pioneer EFCC Cadet Officers in 2005.
Bawa holds a B.Sc. degree in Economics, and Masters in International Affairs and Diplomacy.