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BREAKING: Tinubu appoints Olukoyede new EFCC Chairman



In a bold move, President Bola Tinubu has declared war on corruption with the unveiling of Ola Olukoyede as the new head of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, delivered this sensational news that has set the country abuzz with anticipation. Olukoyede’s appointment is a game-changer, and it comes with a twist that leaves everyone on the edge of their seats.

Olukoyede’s mandate is clear: dismantle corruption’s empire and cleanse the nation. His appointment is for a renewable four-year term in the first instance, pending the Senate’s verdict. The gauntlet has been thrown, and the people await with bated breath.

The EFCC’s leadership has been through a whirlwind of changes in the last few months since President Tinubu’s assumption of power. The saga began with the thunderous suspension of Abdulrasheed Bawa on June 14, 2023. Bawa’s exit was shrouded in mystery and allegations of grave misconduct that shook the nation to its core.

But the drama didn’t end there. The President then directed the Director of Operations at the Commission, Abdulkarim Chukkol, to take the reins as the acting EFCC chair. While the Department of State Services (DSS) took Bawa into custody, the nation was left in suspense, wondering about the next twist in this extraordinary tale.

And now, as the dust settles, Olukoyede steps into the spotlight. He is the new sheriff in town, leading the charge against corruption, fraud, and malfeasance in high places. The question on everyone’s lips: Will Olukoyede bring down the hammer of justice on the corrupt elite?

As the nation braces itself for this thrilling chapter in the war on corruption, one thing is clear: The Tinubu administration has sent a clear message that corruption will no longer find shelter in the corridors of power. The war on graft has a new general, and the nation watches in eager anticipation of the showdown to come.

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Bolaji Farinloye

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