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Buhari formally suspends Magu, approves EFCC Director of Operations, Mohammed Umar, as Acting Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved the immediate suspension of Ibrahim Magu as Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu.

The Presidential confirmation comes on the fifth day of Magu’s interrogation before the Justice Ayo Salami presidential panel probing the graft allegations against him.

Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice said that the suspension was “in order to allow for unhindered inquiry by the Presidential Investigation Panel under the Tribunals of Inquiry Act and other relevant laws.”

The statement announced that “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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