BREAKING: Senate confirms Dr George Abang Ekpungu as Secretary of EFCC, other board members

BREAKING: Senate confirms Dr George Abang Ekpungu as Secretary of EFCC, other board members

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The Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominees for appointment as Secretary and Board members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

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Those confirmed include George Abang Ekpungu as Secretary from Cross River State; Luqman Muhammed as board member from Edo State; Anumba Adaeze (member – Enugu); Alhaji Kola Raheem Adesina (member – Kwara); and Alhaji Yahaya Muhammad (member – Yobe).

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The confirmation followed the presentation and consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes.

Chairman of the Committee, Senator Suleiman Abdu Kwari, in his report, recommended that the nominees be confirmed by the Senate.

Buhari, in a letter dated September 17, 2021, urged the Senate to confirm the candidates as Secretary and board member of the EFCC.

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