The Chairman of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, on Friday formally assumed responsibility as the top of the anti-graft company.
Bawa replaces Ibrahim Magu as Chairman of EFCC, following his nomination by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Senate, which confirmed him.
Magu was sacked following his indictment by the Legal professional Basic of the Federation, Abubakar Malami.
Malami had accused Magu of corrupt practices.
Nevertheless, talking on the Fee’s headquarters in Abuja, Bawa pledged to struggle corruption ravaging the nation.
He additionally promised to steer the group in the direction of a proactive and intelligence-led investigation.
Bawa mentioned he would create a full-fledged directorate of intelligence that will spearhead intelligence gathering, which is able to guarantee a proactive response within the struggle towards corruption.
He mentioned: “We’re going to digitize our processes and we’re going to create a brand new full-pledged directorate of intelligence to allow us to collect intelligence so that we are going to be proactive in our struggle towards financial and monetary crimes.
“By so doing, we can even present the federal government with crucial high quality recommendation that can result in good governance”.
Reiterating his remarks earlier than the Senate at his affirmation listening to, the brand new EFCC boss promised a paradigm shift within the company’s strategy to anti-graft warfare, from preventing corrupt individuals to preventing corruption.
“There’s a distinction between preventing corruption and preventing corrupt individuals and we’re going ahead. We’re going to be proactive in our strategy within the struggle towards financial and monetary crimes.”
Bawa resumes as EFCC Chairman, vows to struggle corruption