Friday, 10 July 2020

President Buhari appoints Mohammed Umar as EFCC Acting Chairman, approves Magu’s suspension

President Muhammadu Buhari has officially approved the suspension of embattled former Acting Chairman of the Economics and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, who is being drilled by the FCID for fraud charges.

This new development was made known by Umar Mohammed Umar, the media aide to the minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami.

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President Muhammadu has approved the immediate suspension of Ibrahim Magu as Ag. Chairman EFCC in order to allow for unhindered inquiry by the Presidential Investigation Panel under the Tribunals of Inquiry Act and other relevant laws.
President Muhammadu Buhari has also approved that the EFCC Director of Operations, Mohammed Umar, should take charge and oversee the activities of the Commission pending the conclusion of the ongoing investigation and further directives i that regards.”

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