We bring you Abdulrasheed Bawa biography with relevant information you need to know about the current EFCC Chairman.
Abdulrasheed Bawa became the new EFCC Chairman after taking over from Ibrahim Magu who was the acting chairman of the agency.
Abdulrasheed Bawa Biography
Abdulrasheed Bawa, born April 30, 1980, is a Nigerian detective and law enforcement agent who is currently serving as the Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC).
Bawa replaced Umar Mohammed Abba who was the acting Chairman of the commission.
He is originally hails from Jega, Kebbi State where he was born and raised.
Early Life and Education
Abdularasheed Bawa was born in Jega, Kebbi State where he obtained his early education.
He attended Modern Primary School Birnin-Kebbi, and got his Secondary School Certificate from Government Secondary Owerri in 1997.
Bawa graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics (Second Class Upper) from the Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto in 2001.
He had his Master’s degree in International Affairs and Diplomacy from the same university in 2012; and currently studying Bachelor of Law at the University of London.
Bawa joined the EFCC in 2004 as an Assistant Detective Superintendent (ADS) and was appointed to head the commission’s investigations of Diezani Alison-Madueke, a former former Minister of Petroleum Resources and her associates in 2015.
He has been part of the prosecution of advance fee fraud, official corruption, bank fraud, money laundery and other related crimes.
Abdularasheed Bawa is the youngest chairman of EFCC till date.
He obtained training by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), United States Financial Crime Enforcement Network(FINCEN), and United Nations Office of Drugs and Crimes (UNODC).
Prior to his appointment, he was the Deputy Chief Superintendent of the anti-graft agency.
Abdularasheed Bawa Net Worth
Abdularasheed Bawa is the current chairman of the EFCC although his net worth has not been estimated yet.
Abdularasheed Bawa Wife
Bawa is married to his beloved wife and they have children together.