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Just In: Buhari Confirms Ibrahim Magu’s Suspension


President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the suspension of Ibrahim Magu as the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

This was made known in a statement on Friday by Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, media aide to Abubakar Malami, the attorney-general of the federation.

The statement reads in part: “President Muhammadu Buhari 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 in that regards.”

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