EFCC appoints a new spokesman


The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has appointed a new spokesperson for the Commission. He is Dele Oyewale.

In a reorganization announced on Monday, Mr Magu named Mr Oyewale as spokesperson as well as the substantive head of the agency’s media and publicity unit.

He succeeds Wilson Uwujaren, who has since been redeployed.

Tony Orilade, who acted as spokesperson after Mr Uwujaren’s departure, has also been reassigned to lead the public interface unit.

He was Zonal Head, Public Affairs Directorate of the Commission in both Lagos and Port Harcourt and Acting Head, Enlightenment and Reorientation Unit of the EFCC.

The new spokesperson holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geography from the University of Ilorin and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology.

Mr Oyewale is married and blessed with children.