In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 21st, August, 2020

Unhealthy Information For Suspended Appearing EFCC Boss, As Salami Panel Submits Interim Report

Bad News For Suspended Acting EFCC Boss, As Salami Panel Submits Interim Report

Ibrahim Magu

Ibrahim Magu


The presidential panel probing Ibrahim Magu, suspended performing chairman of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC), has despatched its interim report back to President Muhammadu Buhari with a advice for him to sack Magu.


In keeping with TheCable, the interim report was submitted on Wednesday.


It was gathered that the panel headed, by Ayo Salami, retired president of the courtroom of enchantment, additionally beneficial that Magu ought to be prosecuted over allegations of corruption and abuse of workplace.


Magu can also be accused of violating the code of conduct legislation by allegedly failing to declare his property when he assumed workplace in 2015.


TheCable understands that the panel additionally beneficial the appointment of a brand new chairman for the anti-graft company “with out additional delay”.


In a letter dated July three, 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari had directed the panel to submit its “interim reviews to me sometimes”.


Mohammed Umar, former director of operations on the EFCC, has been in control of the fee in performing capability since July 6 when Magu was whisked earlier than the panel by a mixed crew of Division of State Providers (DSS) and officers from the Power Felony Investigation Division (FCID) of the police in Abuja.


He was detained space 10 of the FCT police command for 9 days earlier than being granted bail.


The travails of Magu, a commissioner of police, adopted a memo by Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, who accused him of “grave malfeasance”.


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He was alleged to have mishandled the recovered loot and bought seized property to his associates.


Magu was additionally alleged to have bought a property in Dubai, United Arab Emirates utilizing a pastor as a conduit.


He has since denied all of the allegations which he described as “nonsense”, as soon as saying: “what I’m going via is a case of canine eats canine”.


The previous performing chairman of EFCC has additionally accused the panel of not giving him truthful listening to.


By way of Wahab Shittu, his counsel, Magu has written a number of letters to the panel, demanding to be served a duplicate of the costs in opposition to him so as to put together for defence.


Buhari had appointed him in 2015 however the senate declined to substantiate his appointment, citing a DSS report which indicted him of corruption — though Magu’s denied any wrongdoing.

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