Tinubu Appoints Olukoyede as New EFCC Boss

President Bola Tinubu, on Thursday, approved the appointment of Ola Olukoyede as the executive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

This was disclosed by Tinubu’s spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale on Thursday.

According to Ngelale, Olukoyede’s appointment was for a renewable term of four years in the first instance, pending Senate confirmation.

Ola Olukoyede was born in Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State on October 14, 1969.

He had his university education at Lagos State University; University of Lagos; Institute of Arbitration ICC, Paris, France and University of Harvard (Kennedy School of Executive Education).

Prior to his recent appointment, Olukoyede was EFCC secretary and also served as Chief of Staff to former EFCC Chair, Ibrahim Magu in the Muhammadu Buhari administration.

The erudite lawyer is a member of the Fraud Advisory Panel (UK) and also a member, Federal Government Technical Committee on the Repositioning of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit.

He specialises in Anti-Corruption Research and Analysis, Corporate and Business Intelligence Gathering and Process.