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EFCC reacts to alledged Magu’s arrest



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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday denied that its Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu was arrested.

In a statement issued in Abuja, the anti-granft agency said, Ibrahim Magu was only invited.

The statement which was signed by the Spokesperson of the agency, Mr. Dele Oyewale followed media reports that officials of the Department of state security, DSS has arrested Magu in connection with money laundry cases.

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“Magu was only invited by a Presidential Panel reviewing activities of the anti-graft agency.”

“Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu on Monday, July 6, 2020, honoured an invitation by a Presidential Panel reviewing the activities of the EFCC, at the Banquet Hall wing of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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“He was served the invitation to the Panel, while on his way to the Force Headquarters, Abuja for a meeting.

“The EFCC’s boss was neither arrested nor forced to honour the invitation. A member of a legal team from the EFCC is also with him on the Panel.”

The Department of State Security has earlier denied reports that it arrested the anti-graft boss.


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