A storm of reactions by reactions by Nigerians has greeted the purported arrest of the appearing Chairman of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, by the Division of State Companies (DSS).
A report monitored on SaharaReporters by Naija Information says the EFCC Chairman was arrested over allegations that he owns 4 properties and that he was allegedly transferring funds overseas via a 3rd social gathering.
Magu, who was arrested on the Wuse II workplace of the DSS in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Monday afternoon, is present process interrogation on the DSS Headquarters In Aso Drive.
Naija Information remembers that the DSS had in a 2016 report, accused Magu of residing in a N40m mansion paid for by one Umar Mohammed, a retired air commodore who’s allegedly concerned in shady offers.
The DSS report had stated that: “In December 2010, the Police Service Fee (PSC) discovered Magu responsible of motion prejudicial to state safety – withholding of EFCC information, sabotage, unauthorised removing of EFCC information and acts unbecoming of a police officer, and awarded him extreme reprimand as punishment.
“Magu is presently occupying a residence rented for N40m at N20m each year. This lodging was not paid [for] from the fee’s funds, however by one Umar Mohammed, air commodore retired, a questionable businessman who has subsequently been arrested by the key service.
“For the furnishing of the residence, Magu enlisted the Federal Capital Improvement Authority to award a contract to Africa Power, an organization owned by the identical Mohammed, to furnish the residence at the price of N43m.
“Investigations present that the appearing EFCC chairman recurrently launched into official and personal journeys via a non-public jet owned by Mohammed,”the DSS report stated.
Moments after the information of the purported arrest of Mr Magu, Nigerians took to the micro-blogging web site, Twitter, to air their opinions on the matter.
Naija Information captured a few of the reactions under…