EFCC Chairman, Bawa, Says High-Profile Nigerians Have Threatened To Kill Him

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, has said that he has been receiving death threats from high-profile Nigerians since his resumption as the new Chairman of the anti-graft agency.

He said this during an interview session on Channels Television’s ‘Sunrise Daily’ Program and he added that corruption does fight back.

“Last week, I was in New York, as all Nigerians are aware of. A very senior citizen received a phone call from somebody that is not even under investigation. What he (the caller) said to him on phone is that; he is going to kill the EFCC chairman, the young man.

“He said, ‘I am going to kill him. I am going to kill him’. This is to tell you how bad it is. It is actually real. Corruption can fight back.”

When further asked if he meant he has been receiving death threats, the EFCC chairman said, “Yes”

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