Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- The Senate has commenced the screening of the newly appointed chairman-designate of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrahseed Bawa.

The screening exercise commenced a few minutes past noon and is currently being done in plenary with the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the exercise.

Mr Bawa arrived at the Red Chamber at 11:56 a.m. for the exercise which will have lawmakers ask him questions ranging from his past experiences to his plans for the new position he has been appointed for. He was accompanied by the Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters, Babajide Omoworare, and some of his 'family members.'

The screening comes one week after President Muhammadu B...