Osun Defender has gathered report on the confirmation of Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde as EFCC Chairman. The leadership of the Senate has confirmed the nomination of Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde as the substantial chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
President Goodluck Jonathan had earlier sent the name of the acting chairman for confirmation after been appointed to oversee the affairs of the agency.
It would be recalled that Mrs. Farida Mzamber Waziri was appointed Executive Chairperson of in May 2008 and succeeded Mallam Nuhu Ribadu.
She was later removed from her position by President Goodluck Jonathan on 23 November 2011 and replaced by Ibrahim Lamorde as acting chairman.
Her dismissal may have been related to accusations that the EFCC had been selective in its investigations, or to her falling out with the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke over the prosecution of cases that were brought before the court.