2023: Bawa DId Not Advise INEC Not to Sell Forms to Anyone- EFCC


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has debunked reports that its new Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, has asked the  Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, not to sell forms to anybody towards the 2023 elections.


by EFCC Spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, on Friday described such reports as “false”.He said Bawa has not met INEC neither has he said anything about elections.

The Commission’s reads: “The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been drawn to a currently circulating in the , in which the Executive Chairman, Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa, is quoted as having advised the Independent National Electoral Commission, not to sell forms to any aspirant who has a file with the agency, pursuant to the 2023 election.
“The Commission wishes to state that the is false as the Executive Chairman has neither met with INEC officials nor made any pronouncement remotely related to election since he appointed.
“All he has said,  in his two public outings so far, pertain to issues concerning his vision for the EFCC and the outlook for the fight against corruption in Nigeria.
“Qualification for elective political offices in Nigeria are clearly stated in the 1999 and relevant sections of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended ).
“It  is not the place of the EFCC chairman to determine who runs for an office or otherwise.
of the public are therefore enjoined to consider this as another classic case of and discountenace it.”
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