Abdulrasheed Bawa


Abdulrasheed Bawa, CFE, CAMS holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs & Diplomacy and a Bachelor’s degree of Science in Economics both from UsmanuDanfodio University, Sokoto State, Nigeria. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), Austin TX, USA, and a Certified Anti-money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) by the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), Miami, Florida, USA.

He is a trained Law Enforcement Officer by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) USA, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FINCEN) of the United States Department of Treasury, National Crime Agency (NCA) UK, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the World Bank and the ECOWAS. He has also been exposed to other Law Enforcement Training by the Nigeria State Security Service (SSS), the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), KPMG and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission amongst other Institutions in Law Enforcement, Economic and Financial Crimes.

He started his career as a pioneer EFCC Cadet in 2004 and served in various capacities in the operations department of the Commission.Prior to his appointment as the Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission by His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR in February, 2021, Bawahad the singular privilege of being the only Regular Officer to head three Zonal Offices of the Commission in Ibadan, Port Harcout and Lagos, being the biggest operational base of the Commission. He led investigations that resulted in several convictions and recoveries of millions of US Dollars in real estate and cash assets.Bawa is a product of sound academic industry and has a prodigious appetite for knowledge.






Abdulrasheed Bawa
Chairman, Economic and
Financial Crimes Commission