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Breaking : Buhari renominates Ibrahim Magu for EFCC chair

John Saleh Aminu



buhari and magu - Breaking : Buhari renominates Ibrahim Magu for EFCC chair
  • President renominates Magu following earlier rejection by the senate

President Buhari has renominated Ibrahim Magu for confirmation as the chairman of the Economic and financial crimes commission.

The president in a letter written the Senate, asked for a reconsideration and possible confirmation of Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

The letter was read out to lawmakers by the president of the senate, Olubukola Saraki, after returning from an executive seesion.

The President’s strong insistence on Magu followed findings and pressure  from the presidential advissory council led by  Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo, Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami and Itse Sagay.

Findings by the advisory council found Magu to be ‘clean’ and fit for the job.

Buhari noted in the letter that the council’s letter found Magu to free from the allegations leveled against him by the DSS.

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