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Suspended EFCC Chairman, Bawa in DSS net

Suspended EFCC Chairman, Bawa in DSS net

 

The suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa is currently in the custody of the Department of State Services.

He reportedly arrived the headquarters of the secret police at about 9pm on Wednesday.

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The Spokesman of DSS, Peter Afunanya confirmed the presence of the suspended EFCC boss at the DSS office in a release.

The Department of State Services (DSS) has invited Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa, the suspended Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

“Bawa arrived a few hours ago. The invitation relates to some investigative activities concerning him”, the statement reads.

Recall that Abdulrasheed Bawa, Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was on Wednesday suspended by President Bola Tinubu.

The suspension of the anti-graft agency helmsman was announced in a statement by Willie Bassey, Director, Information in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

 

“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,” the statement read.

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