House of Reps.seeks amendment of EFCC Act.

The House of Representatives seeks amendment to the Economic and Financial Commissions act, to make provisions for restructuring of the EFCC.
The amendment bill which passed second reading seeks provision of a time frame within which a person appointed as the Acting Executive Chairman of the Commission could occupy the office in an acting capacity, inclusion of members of independent organisations to form membership of the commission and the establishment of operations review committee and witness protection unit in the EFCC.
The bill also seeks to make provision for t he Commission to retain a percentage of recovered loot , to fund its operations.
The bill was referred to house committee on financial crimes for further legislative action

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