President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met with the newly confirmed Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa.
They met behind closed-door at the Statehouse in Abuja.
Bawa was confirmed by the National Assembly on Wednesday as the substantive chairman of EFCC.
Bawa’s appointment makes him the youngest to ever head the antigraft commission since its establishment in 2003.
The Presidency said his nomination was in accordance with Section 2 (3) of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Act 2003.
He replaced the suspended former acting EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Magu. who is undergoing trial on alleged diversion of recovered government’s assets since July 2020.