…Director of Operations, Mohammed Umar takes charge

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday formally approved the immediate suspension of the embattled Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu from office.

The President said Magu’s suspension is to allow for unhindered inquiry by the Presidential Investigation Panel under the Tribunals of Inquiry Act and other relevant laws.

This is contained in a statement by Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu.

According to Gwandu: “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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