Why Can’t Southerners Become EFCC Chairman, Omokri Asks

Reno Omokri
Reno Omokri

A former presidential aide, Reno Omokri has queried if there is any law in Nigeria that says only the northerners can be appointed chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission(EFCC).

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He made the comment via his official Twitter handle on Wednesday shortly after Mohammed Umar was appointed as the new boss of the anti-graft agency.

He tweeted, “Is there any law that says @officialEFCC Chairmen can only come from the North? Magu goes and is replaced with another Northerner, Mohammed Umar. There have now been 5 chairmen. Each has been a Northern Muslim. What‘s happening? Are there no credible Southerners?”