Buhari appoints Ekpungu EFCC Secretary, names board members

President Buhari has appointed George Abang Ekpungu as Secretary of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Dr Umar Gwandu, the Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations to the of Justice, this in a on Monday in Abuja.

He said the appointment was for a fresh tenure of five years.

Also appointed as Board Members are Luqman (South South), Anumba Adaeze (South East), Alhaji Kola Raheem (North ) and Alhaji Yahya (North East).

Gwandu said the appointment was in line with Section 2 (1) and Section 4 of the EFCC Act, 2004.

He said that EFCC has operating without board members since 2015.

Buhari has already directed that the names should be forwarded to the Senate for confirmation. (NAN)