A new Zonal Head has been appointed for the the Gombe Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.  He is Mr.  Ibrahim Shazali.


Shazali, a Deputy Chief Detective Superintendent , was the  second in command of the Kano Zonal office prior to his  assumption of office as Zonal Head on May 4, 2020.

He joined the EFCC  in 2004 as an  admistrative staff after obtaining a Bachelor of Science, B.Sc. in Business  Administration with specialisation in Actuarial Science from Ahmadu Bello University , Zaria in 1998 and later attended the first regular Cadet Training at Nigeria Police College, Ikeja,  Lagos in 2005.

Shazalli obtained a  Masters Degree ìn Forensic Accounting from Sheffield Hallam University,  United Kingdom in 2015  and also attended the National Institute for Security Studies.  He is now a fellow of the Institute.

At the EFCC,  the new Zonal Head has served in various capacities as Team leader,  Economic Governance,  Lagos;    Sectional Head, Banking Fraud, Abuja;  Head, Procurement Fraud Section,  Kano where he doubled  as the Second in Command of the Zone. Before joining  the Commission,  Shazalli worked as a  revenue accountant in the  defunct Savanah Airlines Limited and as an Intern in an international human right law group.

He has attended several capacity- building seminars and training  programmes on economic and financial crimes in Nigsria and abroad.

He takes over from Micheal Wetkast  who is on study leave.




Media &  Publicity

May 6,2020.