President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed George Abang Ekpungu as the Secretary of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
According to a statement by the Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Dr umr jibrilu gwndu, the appointment is for a fresh tenure of five years.
Also appointed as Board Members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission are Luqman Muhammad (South South), Anumba Adaeze (South East), Alhaji Kole Raheem Adesina (North Central) and Alhaji Yahya Muhammad (North East).
This appointment was in line with Section 2 (1) and Section 4 of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Act, 2004.
The statement recalled that the EFCC has been operating without board members since 2015.
President Buhari has already directed that the names be forwarded for confirmation by the Senate.