BREAKING: DSS Releases Former EFCC Chairman Abdulrasheed Bawa, Video Emerges
- The former EFCC boss, Abdulrasheed Bawa has finally regained his freedom from the DSS custody
- The secret police on Wednesday night, October 25, freed the embattled former EFCC boss, after 134 days in custody
- A video confirming Bawa’s release which surfaced on social media has got many talking, as Bawa was seen with his family
An emerging report has it that the Department of State Service (DSS) has released the embattled former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, after over 134 days in custody.
The Punch confirmed the development on its X page (formerly Twitter) on Wednesday night, October 25.
The secret police arrested Bawa on June 14, hours after his suspension by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Video making round on the internet has it that Bawa has reunited with his family.
Video surfaces online as EFCC frees Bawa, reunites with his family
Nigerians as usual reacted after DSS freed Bawa who has spent 134 days in detention. Legit.ng captured some of their reactions via X page.
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“A big congratulations on the release of former EFCC Chairman Abdulrashid Bawa! DSS has granted his freedom after 134 days in custody. A moment of relief and hope.”
“Good for him. But what was his offense ?
“Lots of secret bargaining must have led to his freedom…”
“Good to see him freed. He must have come to equity with clean hands unlike the economy saboteur, Emefiele.”
“Elite wants policy reforms as long as it does not control them.”
“Good news … Abdulrasheed Bawa is freed.”
“TINUBU is a tyrant.”
“His career ended at just 43 but he owns something that he will spend for the rest of his life.”
Tinubu finally appoints new EFCC chairman, secretary, details emerge
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that President Tinubu on Thursday, October 12, appointed Olanipekun Olukoyede as the new Chairman of the EFCC.
This is according to a statement sent to Legit.ng by Ajuri Ngelale, Tinubu’s special adviser on media and publicity.
Olukoyede’s appointment follows the resignation of the suspended EFCC chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa.