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FG inaugurates EFCC board six years after

By Sodiq Omolaoye, Abuja
14 January 2022   |   2:48 am
The Federal Government, yesterday, inaugurated the Governing Board of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

The Federal Government, yesterday, inaugurated the Governing Board of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

For the past six years, the anti-graft agency has been operating without a board. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, who performed the exercise in Abuja, charged the board to ensure the elimination of financial crimes.

The Senate had, on October 5, 2021, confirmed the nominations of Secretary and board members of the commission sent by President Muhammadu Buhari, in accordance with the EFCC (Establishment) Act, 2004. AbdulRasheed Bawa and George Abang Ekpungu are Executive Chairman and Secretary, respectively.

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