The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Abdulrasheed Bawa for appointment as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFFC).
He was confirmed after two hours of grilling by Senators who requested answers to various questions from the nominee.
It was gathered that 19 Senators asked questions which were articulately responded to by Bawa.
He that he is qualified for appointment as EFCC chairman by virtue of his qualifications, training, and rank in the Commission.
Acccording to him, he was trained as a law enforcement officer to function as an EFCC operative.
He said the EFCC would review secondment of police officers to the Commission which will henceforth be on a need basis.
He promised to lead by example as EFCC chairman
He said that he is contact with former EFCC chairmen including Ibrahim Magu who congratulated him on his appointment.
More to come..