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Just In: President Buhari Orders Suspension Of Ibrahim Magu As EFCC Ag. Chairman

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate suspension of Ibrahim Magu as Ag. Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, this is contained in a statement signed Friday, July 10, by Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations
Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu.

The suspension was necessary in order to allow for unhindered inquiry by the Presidential Investigation Panel under the Tribunals of Inquiry Act and other relevant laws.

According to the statement, 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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