Ola Olukoyede and Muhammad Hassan Hammajoda have been appointed by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to lead the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Commission, respectively, for a four-year term that is initially renewable, subject to Senate confirmation.
Mr Olukoyede will serve as EFCC Executive Chairman while Hammajoda takes over as the commission’s Secretary.
Ajuri Ngelale, the President’s special adviser for media and publicity, revealed this in a statement on Thursday.
The statement reads in full:
PRESIDENT TINUBU APPOINTS NEW EFCC CHAIRMAN AND SECRETARY OF THE COMMISSION
By the powers vested in President Bola Tinubu as established in section 2 (3) of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (Establishment) Act, 2004, that “the Chairman and members of the Commission, other than ex-officio members, shall be appointed by the President,” President Tinubu has approved the appointment of Mr. Ola Olukoyede to serve as the Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for a renewable term of four years in the first instance, pending Senate confirmation.