Buhari suspends Magu as EFCC acting chairman

President Buhari has suspended Ibrahim Magu as the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), the BBC just reported.

Magu reportedly spent the night in a police cell at the Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID) Headquarters in Abuja.

This followed a six-hour grilling by a presidential panel, chaired by Justice Ayo Salami, a former president of the Court of Appeal.

Buhari set up the panel to probe various allegations levelled against Magu, following a petition by the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, and the Department of State Service (DSS).

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