Abdulrasheed Bawa Biography: Meet new EFCC Chairman

Abdulrasheed Bawa biography and all you need to know about the newly appointed chairman of the EFCC.

President Mohammadu Buhari has appointed a new EFCC boss, Abdulrasheed Bawa today, February 16.

The 40-year-old EFCC boss was reportedly in-charge of the Port Harcourt zonal office in 2020. He is also Malami’s cousin, who was allegedly arrested by Magu’s EFCC for Oil Theft.

According to the exclusive report by Peoples Gazette, “Mr. Bawa was in-charge of the Port-Harcourt zonal office last year when dozens of petrol-bearing trucks that were confiscated from suspected looters were abruptly auctioned off to his proxies at “ridiculous prices,” sources said.

He was subsequently arrested and detained for several days in Port-Harcourt before Ibrahim Magu, ordered his transfer to the agency’s training school in Abuja pending conclusion of investigation.

Abdulrasheed Bawa profile

Name = Abdulrasheed Bawa

Age = 40

Origin = Kebbi State

Qualification: Bawa Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics, Masters Degree in International Affairs and Diplomacy

Training: Certified Fraud Exerminer (CFE)
Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)
United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
United States Financial Crime Enforcement Network (FINCEN)
The World Bank
The United Nations Office of Drug and Crimes The Nigeria Police Force
The Nigeria State Security Services.
The EFCC Academy
United Kingdom’s Global Training Consulting.


A) Supervising the biggest operations zonal office of the EFCC in Lagos having 604 officers and men and securing 227 convictions despite the Covid-19 pandemic.

B) Supervising the investigation of all cases in Port Harcourt Zonal office in which an unprecedent 215 convictions were secured in eleven months and securing Final Forfeiture of hundreds of properties to the Federal Government.

C) Supervising the investigation of all cases in the Ibadan Zonal office in which 113 were concluded and 54 are charged to court within 6 Month.

D) Diezani Alison-Madueke-2015-Date: Recovered Millions of Dollars worth of properties in Nigeria, UK., USA, and UAE including 92 properties in Nigeria.

E) Atlantic Energy Group-2014-2015: Recovered Millions of Dollars worth of properties in Nigeria, UK, USA, Switzerland, UAE and Canada.

F) Crude Oil Swaps and OPA-2014-2015: Recovered Billions of Naira.

G) Petroluem Subsidy Fraud-2012-2015: Idenfied Fraud of about N70Billion, Recovered Billions of Naira and Prosecuted several companies.

H) Former Governor of Niger State, Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu

I) “Operation Cyber Storm One”, across Nigeria in which over 60 Suspected Advance Fee Fraudsters and Cyber Crime Perpetrators are on prosecution- 2008

J) Participated in several other Periodic Raid on Notorious (419) Cyber-cafés.

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