A panel investigating the actions of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) on Monday invited the Performing Chairman of the Fee, Ibrahim Magu.
Naija Information understands that the panel is reportedly sitting on the Banquet Corridor wing of the Presidential Villa.
A report monitored on The Nation by this on-line information platform claimed that the embattled EFCC Chairman was stopped in site visitors whereas shifting out of the Wuse II Annex of the EFCC in Abuja and the invitation was prolonged to him.
Magu arrived on the Presidential Villa at about 1: 35 pm the place he was ushered into the wing and was later joined by his lawyer Mr. Rotimi Jacobs.
A supply stated: “Each Magu and Jacobs are actually in an workplace within the Banquet Wing of the Vila.
”He has not been arrested by any of the safety companies. We’re awaiting additional improvement. ”
Naija Information recollects that the Legal professional Basic of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) had requested President Muhammadu Buhari to sack Magu.
Malami in a petition forwarded to President Buhari listed 22 weighty allegations towards Magu to justify the advice of his sack from workplace.
Three excessive profile candidates had been additionally included within the AGF’s petition to the president as a substitute for Magu.
The push by Malami can be understood to have been delivered to the eye of Magu by his supporters throughout the presidency, prompting the EFCC boss to start out organising his personal protection mechanisms as nicely.
Malami in his petition to the President, listed a number of grounds “raging from diversion of recovered loot to insubordination and misconduct” as reported by THISDAY.
Nonetheless, Magu’s supporters throughout the Presidency are of the opinion that ”eradicating Magu presently when he has given muscle to Buhari’s anti-corruption combat can be a mistake.”