Captions Pic 6 Head Office Complex of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Tuesday (15/5/18) 02538/15/5/2018/Callistus Ewelike/NAN Pic 7. From left: Secretary General, Commonwealth Agencies of Africa, Ms. Patricia Scotland; Former President of South Africa, Mr Thabo Mbeki; President Muhammadu Buhari and the Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Mr Ibrahim Magu during the inauguration of EFCC Head OFFICE Complex in Abuja on Tuesday (15/5/18) 02539/15/5/2018/Callistus Ewelike/NAN Pic 8. From left: Secretary General, Commonwealth Agencies of Africa, Ms. Patricia Scotland; Former President of South Africa, Mr Thabo Mbeki; President Muhammadu Buhari; Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha and the Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) during the inauguration of EFCC Head OFFICE Complex in Abuja on Tuesday (15/5/18) 02540/15/5/2018/Callistus Ewelike/NAN

The new Secretary to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Dr. George Ekpungu, has assumed office.

Ekpungu was among the board members appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari on June 21, 2021.

The Executive Chairman, Abdulrasheed Baw, while welcoming him to the headquarters of the Commission at Jabi, Abuja, expressed delight that Ekpungu is coming on board at a time of fundamental reforms at the EFCC, noting that the Commission, over the last few months, had reviewed and adopted a number of policy documents geared towards improving its efficiency and effectiveness.

He said Ekpungu’s vast experience will further enrich the reform process.

Ekpungu, was recently confirmed by the Senate. The others are Luqman Muhammad (South South), Anumba Adaeze (South East), Alhaji Kola Adesina (North Central) and Alhaji Yahya Muhammad (North East).

A law graduate of the Ahmadu Bello University and former Commissioner in Cross River State, Ekpungu brings to his job vast experience in capital market operations and regulation, anti-money laundering and fraud risk assessment.

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