EFCC Chairman Abdulrasheed Bawa Biography, Age, Career and Net Worth

Abdulrasheed Bawa Biography

Abdulrasheed Bawa is a Nigerian Law enforcement agent. He was appointed the new chairman of the Economic and Financials Crimes Commission(EFCC) by President Buhari. Abdulrasheed Bawa was born in 1980.

Abdulrasheed Bawa Profile


Abdulrasheed Bawa

Real Name

Abdulrasheed Bawa

Date of Birth



40 years (2020)

State of Origin

Kebbi State





Law Enforcement Agent

Known for

Chairman of EFCC

Net Worth


Educational Background

Bawa attended Model Primary School Birnin-Kebbi Road, Sokoto where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate in 1991.

In 1997, he obtained his SSCE certificate from Government Secondary School, Owerri, Imo State.

Abdulrasheed Bawa holds a degree in Economic and a Masters Degree in International Affairs and Diplomacy.

He is currently studying law at the University of London.


Abdulrasheed Bawa Education and Career

Abdulrasheed Bawa is a trained investigator with the Economic and Financials Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Bawa joined EFCC in 2004 as an Assistant Detective Superintendent (ADS) and have spent his entire career working with the EFCC.

He has investigated and prosecuted series of financial crimes including Advance Fee Fraud cases, official corruption, bank fraud, money laundering, and other economic crimes.

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He was one of the pioneer EFCC cadet officers in 2005.

In 2007, Bawa was promoted to a Deputy Detective Superintendent and then to a Senior Detective Superintendent in 2010.

Abdulrasheed Bawa was promoted to a Principal Detective Superintendent in 2013.

In June 2018, Abdulrasheed Bawa was appointed the Zonal Head of the Ibadan office of the EFCC.

Abdulrasheed Bawa was the Zonal Head of the Port Harcourt office of the EFCC

Before his appointment as chairman of EFCC, Bawa was the head of Lagos zonal office.

He replaced Mohammed Umar who have been acting as the chairman of the EFCC since Ibrahim Magu was suspended.

Bawa appointed EFCC chairman

In February 2021, President Buhari wrote the senate president Ahmed Lawan and the Nigerian Senate seeking the confirmation of Abdulrasheed Bawa as the new chairman of EFCC.

On 24th February 2021, Bawa was confirmed by the Nigerian senate as the 7th Chairman of the Economic and Financials Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Personal life

Abdulrasheed Bawa is married with children. He is a Muslim


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