Buhari appoints Ekpungu EFCC Secretary, names Board members



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

This was disclosed in a Monday . Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, on Media and Public Relations, Office the Attorney General the Federation and Minister Justice.

According to Gwandu, the appointment for a fresh tenure five .

Also appointed as Board Members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission are Luqman Muhammad (), Anumba Adaeze (), Alhaji Kola Raheem Adesina (North Central) and Alhaji Yahya Muhammad (North East).

said this appointment was in line with Section 2 (1) and Section 4 of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Act, 2004.

According to the EFCC has been operating without Board Members since 2015, the Justice Minister’s media aide said.


Buhari has already directed that the.names be forwarded to the Senate for confirmation.