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The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) has promoted the Chairman-designate, Abdulrasheed Ahmed Bawa and 88 others.
They have been moved from Grade Degree 13 Principal Detective Superintendent (PDS) to Grade Degree 14 Deputy Chief Detective Superintendent (DCDS).
The elevation took impact from January 1, 2021.
The promotion was communicated 48 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari nominated Bawa to switch Ibrahim Magu, former Performing Chairman.
After the announcement by the presidency, Bawa’s alleged fraudulent practices have been dug out. However the EFCC defined that the nominee had been cleared of corruption allegations.
There are arguments that Bawa will not be certified for the chairmanship place. The promotion is being considered a authorities response.
An inner memo on the event was signed by an official, Femi Peter Gbarufu.
The round issued on Friday, titled “Launch of Promotion Record”, mentioned the Human Sources Unit would ahead the letters to the affected personnel.
A supply instructed PRNigeria that Bawa’s new rank is equal to an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), a qualification for the place of chairman.
“Bawa was recruited into the EFCC in 2005 as one of many pioneer cadets and has spent 16 years as an operative. By advantage of his new rank, he’s now equal to an Assistant Commissioner of Police and certified to be a Chairman of EFCC.
“The EFCC Institution Act, particularly Part 2a (ii) acknowledged {that a} candidate for appointment because the Chairman of the company ought to be a serving or retired member of any safety or legislation enforcement company not beneath the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police or equal. The DCDS in EFCC is equal to an ACP in Police.
“The operative cadre entry-level within the police is Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) equal to Assistant Detective of Superintendent (ADS); Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) is equal to Deputy Detective Superintendent (DDS); Superintendent of Police (SP) is equal to Senior Detective Superintendent (SDS); Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) is equal to Principal Detective Superintendent (PDS) whereas Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) is equal to Deputy Chief Detective Superintendent (DCDS).”
The supply mentioned though there are different senior officers in EFCC, they don’t seem to be Detective operatives however are of routine civil service ranks for administrative functions.
“The Detective operatives at the moment within the service of EFCC are both course mates or junior to the Bawa who’ve simply been promoted to the qualifying stage for the place of the Chairman,” the officer added.
EFCC Chairman-designate Bawa, others promoted after Buhari’s nomination

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