When Senate President, David Mark, read the letter sent by President Goodluck Jonathan to the Senate on April 23, one name was notably contained in it.
Mr. Jonathan asked the Senate to confirm nominees, including Adesojo Olaoba-Efuntayo, for the new board of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The letter indicated Mr. Olaoba-Efuntayo was to act as secretary of the commission.
Sources at the commission say Mr. Olaoba-Efuntayo’s nomination came as a surprise to many of the officials.
As secretary, Mr. Olaoba-Efuntayo would serve as the administrative head of the EFCC.
“The secretary is like the administrative head, while the Chairman oversees operations, investigations, training and the rest,” a top official of the commission said.
The party man
Days after his nomination, speculations dribbled around that the nominee was a member of the ruling Peoples