Tinubu Suspends EFCC Chairman, Bawa

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the indefinite suspension from office of AbdulRasheed Bawa as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

This was contained in a statement issued by Willie Bassey, Director, Information, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

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This follows weighty allegations of abuse of office levelled against him.

According to the statement, his suspension is to allow for proper investigation into his conduct while in office.

“Mr Bawa has been directed to immediately handover the affairs of his office to the Director of 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 further read.

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Ismail Aniemu

Ismail Aniemu, Publisher of JournalNG and ghost writer, is a maritime journalist of over two decades' of practice with multidisciplinary background. He holds a masters degree in Transport Management from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology(LAUTECH) with bias for logistics. He is also an alumnus of the Times Journalism Institute where he obtained a post graduate diploma in Journalism. Email:

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