The Peoples Democratic Social gathering, PDP, has reacted to the invitation of the Appearing Chairman of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, by the Division of State Companies (DSS).
The PDP, in an announcement shared on its official Twitter deal with on Monday, mentioned the event confirms malfeasance in EFCC.
The get together mentioned Magu ought to now step apart to forestall destruction of proof in opposition to him.
The PDP requested the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to indicate the genuineness of its struggle in opposition to corruption by permitting the unhindered investigation of the performing Chairman of EFCC.
The get together mentioned Nigerians have been already conscious that the EFCC boss has been pulled in for questioning.
The primary opposition get together famous that the truth that Magu needs to be accompanied by his lawyer exhibits that the mentioned “invitation”, is past the routine.
“The PDP holds that the event across the @officialEFCC performing Chairman in addition to the determined try by the Fee to cowl or waveoff his investigation, solely increase extra integrity questions relating to Magu’s actions within the EFCC,” the assertion added.
“Solely final month, the Lawyer Normal of the Federation and Minster of Justice, Abubakar Malami, launched a memo wherein he indicted Magu of alleged diversion of recovered funds and fraudulent sale of property seized by the @officialEFCC.”
The PDP it was keenly monitoring the event alongside Nigerians and certainly, the worldwide neighborhood are and count on the Buhari-led presidency to muster the braveness to hold out a complete investigation and make its findings obtainable to the general public.
The PDP referred to as on the Buhari administration to order Magu to step apart, including that this may protect the integrity of the workplace of the Chairman of the EFCC.
“Furthermore, with the allegations and investigation, Magu has misplaced the ethical rectitude to proceed to preside over the anti-corruption company. He ought to step apart till he proves himself harmless.”
DAILY POST reported on Monday that Ibrahim Magu was invited by the Division of State Companies (DSS) over allegations that he owns 4 properties.
In 2016, DSS accused the EFCC boss of dwelling in a N40m mansion paid for by one Umar Mohammed, a retired Air Commodore.
Nevertheless, the EFCC mentioned Magu, was “not arrested” on Monday.
In line with the EFCC, he solely honoured an invite by a Presidential Panel reviewing the actions of the company.
The Head of Media, Dele Oyewale, mentioned this in an announcement on Monday.
He mentioned the assessment was held on the Banquet Corridor wing of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
In the identical vein, the Division of State Companies (DSS) mentioned it didn’t arrest Ibrahim Magu as broadly.
However regardless of the rebuttal, it was gathered that DSS blocked Magu in Wuse visitors shortly after he left workplace.
He was then taken to the Presidential Villa.
Magu is being reportedly grilled over allegations in opposition to him.