DSS recovers over N580 million from former EFCC chairman Bawa

Nigeria’s secret police, the Department of State Services (DSS), has reportedly recovered over N580 million from former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa.

Politics Nigeria reports that Bawa has been in DSS custody since June 2023.

Sources say that the former EFCC chairman has coughed up over N580 million illegally acquired during his time as the head of the agency.

“Over N580 million has been retrieved from the incarcerated former chairman of the anti-graft agency, EFCC,” one of the sources told Sahara Reporters.

There has been various calls for Bawa’s release from detention from various quarters.

Recall that the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) had asked the federal government to sue Bawa or released him.

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