Oyewale appointed as new EFCC spokesman

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Dele Oyewale has been appointed as the spokesman for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Oyewale was appointed by the acting Chairman of the EFCC, Abdulkarim Chukkol.

The renowned journalist’s appointment took effect from Thursday, September 28, 2023.

While Oyewale was appointed as the EFCC Head of Media and Publicity, the former spokesman for the commission, Wilson Uwujaren, was appointed as the Acting Director of Public Affairs.

Oyewale had worked with various news platforms, including The News, Tempo, PM News, and Tell Magazine.

He was awarded and honoured by the Nigerian Media Merit Awards as the Industry Reporter of the Year 2002 and 2003, the Business Reporter of the Year 2003 and 2005, the Aviation Reporter of the Year 2004 and 2005, and the Banking and Finance Reporter of the Year, 2005.

The new EFCC spokesman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography from the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, also bagged a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism from the Nigeria Institute of Journalism.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Oyo State.

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