President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed new members into the board of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

He appointed Mr George Abang as secretary of the board and as members of the board; Lukman Mohammed, Kola Adeshina and Mohammed Yahaya.

The appointments are subjected to the ratification of the senate.

Buhari’s letter seeking confirmation of the nominees was read on the floor of the Senate by its president, Ahmad Lawan, at the commencement of plenary on Tuesday.

Buhari said their nominations were in accordance with the Act establishing the anti-graft agency.

He urged the Senate to confirm them in the “usual expeditious manner”.

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