Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa, the brand new Chairman of Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) has denied promoting recovered belongings whereas serving because the Port Harcourt Zonal Officer of the fee.
Bawa made the clarification whereas responding to questions throughout his screening by the Senate on Wednesday in Abuja.
Bawa who was confirmed on Wednesday defined that the EFCC Secretary was the one individual authorised to get rid of recovered belongings.
In accordance with him, the belongings in query had been bought by the EFCC Secretary and three administrators, who travelled from the headquarters to Port Harcourt to hold out the train.
He additionally dismissed claims that he was arrested by former appearing EFCC Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu for undisclosed causes, saying he had a superb working relationship together with his former boss.
Bawa mentioned that he was eminently certified to be appointed as EFCC Chairman based mostly on his years of service and the extant legal guidelines.
He promised to work towards the digitalisation of operations of the fee.
Bawa mentioned digitalisation would allow Nigerians to have entry to info on EFCC operations.
He mentioned the fee recorded 216 convictions on circumstances prosecuted in courtroom throughout his keep as Port Harcourt Zonal Officer.
Bawa knowledgeable that the EFCC secured convictions for over 90 % of all circumstances prosecuted in courtroom.
He added there was the necessity to equip the EFCC Academy in step with modern-day realities of combating monetary crimes.
EFCC Chairman, Bawa denies promoting recovered loot in PH