Ola Olukoyede’s Biography: All You Need To Know About New EFCC Chairman

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Ola Olukayode new EFCC Chairman

Ola Olukoyede’s biography and all you need to know about the newly appointed Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ola Olukoyede can be accessed below.

The Herald earlier reported that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Thursday afternoon approved the appointment of Ola Olukoyede the new EFCC boss.

Olukoyede’s appointment was contained in a statement by the presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale.

Ngelale said the president appointed Olukoyede for a renewable term of four years in the first instance, pending his confirmation by the Senate.

All You Need To Know About Ola Olukoyede The New EFCC Chairman

1. Olukoyede was born on October 14, 1969.

2.. Olukoyede is a native of Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State.

3.. He had his university education at the Lagos State University; University of Lagos; Institute of Arbitration, France and the Kennedy School of Executive Education, University of Harvard, United States.

4.. The Ekiti State-born EFCC chairman was a member of the Fraud Advisory Panel, United Kingdom.

5. Olukoyede is a lawyer with over 22 years of experience as a regulatory compliance consultant and specialist in fraud management and corporate intelligence.

6. Olukoyede worked at the law firm of former Vice President Yemi Osinbajo before joining the EFCC.

7. At the EFCC, Olukoyede previously served as the Chief of Staff to the Executive Chairman, Ibrahim Magu (2016-2018)

8. He served as the Secretary of the anti-graft agency between 2018 and 2023.

9. Findings also reveal that he is a Pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, City of Refuge, Lagos Province 12, Shasha, Lagos State.

10. He’s a member of the Federal Government Technical Committee on the Repositioning of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit.

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