President Bola Tinubu has directed that the l Director of Operations at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulkarim Chukkol immediately takes charge of the anti-graft agency following the indefinite suspension of the Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa.
A statement issued from the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation says weighty allegations of abuse of office had been levelled against Bawa, who has been in office since February 24, 2021.
Chukkol is one of the young officers elevated following the appointment of Bawa over a year and half ago.
Chukkol earned a degree from the University of Maiduguri in 2000 and has attended various trainings such as FBI National Academy, Quantico Session 244 2011, University of Virginia Postgraduate Diploma in Criminal Justice Education 2011 and United States Telecommunications Training Institute Cybersecurity and Spectrum Monitoring 2010.
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Chukkol was also at the Canadian Police College Criminal Justice Education course in 2006.