How My Life Was Threatened By Some Powerful Nigerians – EFCC Boss

EFCC Chairman, Bawa, Reveals How Nigeria Can End Corruption
Abdulrasheed Bawa
  • President Muhammadu Buhari had in November 2016 said: “Corruption is fighting back vigorously”.

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, on Tuesday, admitted that corruption does fight back, adding that he has been receiving death threats since he came on board as the chairman of the anti-graft agency.

He made the disclosure when he featured on Channels Television’s flagship programme Sunrise Daily.

When asked on Tuesday if indeed corruption is fighting back, Bawa said, “Last week, I was in New York, as all Nigerians are aware of. A very senior citizen received a phone call from somebody that is not even under investigation. What he (the caller) said to him on phone is that; he is going to kill the EFCC chairman, the young man.

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“He said, ‘I am going to kill him. I am going to kill him’. This is to tell you how bad it is. It is actually real. Corruption can fight back.”

When further asked if he meant he has been receiving death threats, the EFCC chairman said, “Yes”.

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The President had in February 2021 named 40-year-old Bawa as the new EFCC chairman to replace the embattled ex-acting chairman of the anti-graft commission, Ibrahim Magu.

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