Abdulrasheed Bawa (EFCC) Biography, Wife, State, Age, Family, Net Worth

Abdulrasheed Bawa is a Nigerian Law enforcement agent.
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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 Wiki Profile:


Abdulrasheed Bawa

Real Name

Abdulrasheed Bawa

Date of Birth

30 April, 1980


41 years (2021)

State of Origin

Kebbi State





Law Enforcement Agent

Known for

Chairman of EFCC

Net Worth

$1.5 Million

Abdulrasheed Bawa Biography:

Abdulrasheed Bawa (born 30 April 1980), is a Nigerian detective and law enforcement agent who is currently serving as the Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC as of 24 February 2021. He replaced Umar Mohammed Abba, the acting Chairman of the commission. Until his appointment, he was the Deputy Chief Superintendent of the anti-graft agency

Bawa was nominated as substantive Chairman of EFCC on 16 February 2021, and on 24 February 2021 he was confirmed by the National Assembly as the Executive Chairman, who officially took over from the Mr Ibrahim Magu, the former acting Chairman of the Commission.

Abdulrasheed Bawa Age:

Abdulrasheed Bawa’s age 41 years (as in 2021). He was born on 30 April 1980.

Abdulrasheed Bawa Education:

Abdulrasheed Bawa obtained his first leaving certificate from Modern Primary School Binin-Kebbi in 1991, and got his Secondary School Certificate from Government Secondary Owerri in 1997. In 2001, Bawa graduated from the Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics (Second Class Upper).

He holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs and Diplomacy from the same university in 2012; and currently studying Bachelor of Law at the University of London.

Abdulrasheed Bawa Career:

Abdulrasheed Bawa joined the EFCC as an Assistant Detective Superintendent (ADS) in 2004. He was in October 2015 appointed to head the commission’s investigations of Diezani Alison-Madueke, a former Minster of Petroleum Resources and her associates. He has been part of the prosecution of advance fee fraud, official corruption, bank fraud, money laundery and other related crimes. The youngest chairman of EFCC till date.

He was trained by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), United States Financial Crime Enforcement Network(FINCEN), and United Nations Office of Drugs and Crimes (UNODC).

During his services as the EFCC zonal head of Portharcourt Zonal Office and Lagos Zonal Office, he has successfully investigated and testified in prosecution of many cases leading to convictions and recovery of looted funds. He headed the investigations of Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke from 2015 to 2019 that led to the recovery of millions of dollars and properties.

His rise to national prominence in 2021 came as a result of his appointment as the Chairman of Nigeria’s EFCC and was listed in the same year among Nigeria’s Under 50 Leaders in Public Service alongside other government appointees including Ahmad Salihijo Ahmad of the Rural Electrification Agency, Hadiza Bala Usman of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Elijah Onyeagba, Nigeria’s ambassador to the republic of Burundi, Aishah Ahmad, Deputy Governor Financial System Stability of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Sanusi Ohiare of the Rural Electrification Fund (REF), Ahmad Zakari, Special Adviser to the President on Infrastructure, Mrs Yewande Sadiku of Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission and 3 others under the age of 50 years.

Abdulrasheed Bawa Wife/Family:

Abdulrasheed Bawa is married with children. He is a Muslim

Family, Siblings, Parents, Father, Mother:

Abdulrasheed Bawa hasn’t revealed much about his family, parents.

Abdulrasheed Bawa Net Worth:

Abdulrasheed Bawa net worth is about $1.5 Million US Dollars. (An estimation)


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