Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, has commended the EFCC’s Staff Multi-purpose Co-operative Society, ECOOP, for offering effective support to the welfare of staff of the Commission.
He gave the commendation on Saturday, August 27, 2022 at the first Annual General Meeting, AGM of the Society, which held at the EFCC Academy Auditorium, Abuja. According to him , Ecoop has been a financial support system to its members and charged it to continue to deliver optimal benefits to them.
“ I have really benefited as a member of the Cooperative. I remember when the Cooperative assisted me in accessing a loan to pay my rent during the early days of my appointment as Executive Chairman. I thank them for saving me then, so please. keep up the good work and I wish you all a happy deliberation”, he said.
Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, will on Friday, September 23, 2022 address world leaders on issues of food security response, illicit financial flows and asset returns, at the ongoing 77th United Nations General Assembly, UNGA, holding in New York, United States of America.
Specifically, he will be speaking on: “Food Security Response: Combating Illicit Financial Flows and Securing Asset Returns for Sustainable Development”, organised by the EFCC and African Union Development Agency, AUDA- New Partnership for Africa’s Development, NEPAD/African Peer Review Mechanism, APRM.
The event is organised as a valedictory session for President Muhammadu Buhari, in consolidation of his legacy as the African Anti-Corruption Champion and other achievements in his tenure.
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, has thrown out a seven-point, no-case submission of former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, challenging his trial by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, stating that he has a case to answer before the court.
She made this ruling on Monday, September 19, 2022.
Lamido is standing trial, alongside two of his sons: Aminu Sule Lamido, Mustapha Sule Lamido, his business associate, Aminu Wada Abubakar and four companies: Bamaina Company Nigeria Limited, Bamaina Aluminium Limited, Speeds International Limited and Batholomew Darlignton Agoha in a 37-count further amended charge bordering on money laundering to the tune of N712,008,035.