President Buhari has approved the immediate termination of appointment of Ibrahim Magu as Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). This is to allow unhindered inquiry into alleged corrupt practices levelled against Magu. The investigation will be carried out by the Presidential Investigation Panel under the Tribunals of Inquiry Act and other relevant laws.
This is contained in a statement issued by Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice made available to newsmen on Friday the 10th day of July, 2020.
According to the statement, President 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.