Wednesday, 3 October 2018

Buhari Nominates Magu’s Aide As EFCC Secretary

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated the Chief of Staff to the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, as secretary to the commission.

Olanipekun Olukoyede’s nomination was contained in a letter by the President which was dated September 10, 2018.

The letter was addressed to Senate President Bukola Saraki, requesting the confirmation of the nomination.

The letter read: "In compliance with the provision of Section 2(3) of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (Establishment) Act 2010, I write to request for confirmation of Olanipekun Olukoyede, Esq for appointment as the Secretary of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Find attached a copy of his Curriculum Vitae.

"While looking forward to the usual expeditious consideration of the Distinguished Senate, please accept, Mr. Senate President, assurances of my highest consideration.”

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