Buhari suspends Magu, appoints Umar acting EFCC chairman


PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Friday accredited the suspension of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu from workplace.

The President additionally requested the Director of Operations of the Commission, Mr. Mohammed Umar to take cost of the actions of the Commission.

The disclosures have been made by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami by his Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Dr. Umar Jibril Gwandu.


The assertion mentioned: “President Muhammadu Buhari has accredited the quick suspension of Ibrahim Magu as Ag. Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) with a view to permit for an unhindered inquiry by the Presidential Investigation Panel below the Tribunals of Inquiry Act and different related legal guidelines.

“President Muhammadu Buhari has additionally accredited that the EFCC Director of Operations, Mohammed Umar, ought to take cost and oversee the actions of the Commission pending the conclusion of the continued investigation and additional directives in that regard.

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