Nigeria Senate on Wednesday morning approved the screening of Abdulrasheed Bawa for confirmation and appointment as the substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The screening was done in the Committee of the Whole as earlier promised by Senate President, Ahmad Lawan.
The confirmation followed over two hours of grilling by Senators who sought answers to various questions from the nominee.
In all, 19 Senators asked questions which were articulately responded to by Bawa.
Bawa, while answering questions, noted the EFCC establishment Act empowers the commission to investigate any person suspected to have acquired unexplained wealth without any formal petition in consonance with Unexplained Wealth Order and Act (UWO/UWA) obtainable in advanced countries.