Senate Confirms Olukoyede As EFCC Chairman, Hammajoda As Secretary

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Ola Olukoyede as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Photo of Ola Olukoyede (L)                            Muhammad Hammajoda (R)

The National Assembly also confirmed the appointment of Muhammad Hammajoda as the Secretary of the anti-graft agency.

The confirmation of both men followed their screening by the upper chamber on Wednesday afternoon, about a week after they were appointed by President Bola Tinubu.


The Senate also screened and confirmed the appointment of Halima Shehu as the Chief Executive Officer of the National Social Investment Programme Agency (NSIPA).

The President had on October 12, 2023 appointed Olukoyede and Hammajoda as chair and secretary to the commission respectively.