DSS frees Former EFCC Boss “Abdulrasheed Bawa” after 134 days incarceration

Department of State Services has freed the embattled ex-Economic and Financial Crimes Commission boss, Abdulrasheed Bawa, after exactly 134 days spent in the custody of the secret police.

Bawa was released from the national headquarters of the secret police, ‘Yellow House,’ in Abuja, Wednesday night.

Bawa was arrested and detained by the DSS on June 14, 2023, following an invite over undisclosed reasons, after he visited President Bola Tinubu earlier on the same day.


Our correspondent gathered that following Bawa’s arrest on June 14, 2023, he was probed for alleged financial impropriety during his years in the anti-graft agency.

Sources privy to the development also revealed that the ex-EFCC boss refused to hire a legal representative despite his confinement.

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