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6 Years After, EFCC Finally Gets A Board

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), which had operated since 2015 without a constituted Board, has just gotten one approved today, June 21 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

The anti-graft agency also has a new secretary, George Ekpungu, who will run for a fresh tenure of five years.

A statement today, by the spokesman in the Office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Dr Umar Gwandu, said that the four member Board of the anti-graft agency is made up of Luqman Muhammadm representing South South; Anumba Adaeze, representing South East; Kola Adesina, representing North Central and Yahya Muhammad, representing North East.

The appointment of the Board members, which has been approved by President Muhammadu Buhari, according to the statement, is in line with Section 2 (1) and Section 4 of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Act, 2004.

President Buhari has already directed that the names of the appointees be forwarded to the Senate for confirmation

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