(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Justice Salami has recommended that the next head of the anti-corruption agency should come from outside of the Police Force.
According to him, the four previous chairmen of the EFCC since inception were from the police, so an opportunity should be open to persons from other law enforcement or security agencies as provided in the EFCC establishment Act of 2004.
Justice Salami believes this will help the commission better reposition itself for greater effectiveness.
“Four successive chairmen of the EFCC from inception, have been drawn from the police.
“Therefore, in appointing a new chairman of the EFCC, consideration should be given to candidates from other law enforcement or security agencies and core staff of the EFCC as provided in the EFCC establishment Act of 2004,” he said.