Magu served panel summons on the road ― EFCC

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said its boss, Mr Ibrahim Magu, was served the summons to the panel while on the road to Abuja for a meeting on Monday.

Earlier in the day, there were reports that the Acting EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Magu, has been arrested by men of the Department of State Security (DSS).

In a statement by EFCC’s Head, Media & Publicity, Dele Oyewale, Magu was neither arrested nor forced to honour the invitation to the panel.

According to the statement, “Acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu on Monday, July 6, 2020, honoured an invitation by a Presidential Panel reviewing the activities of the EFCC, at the Banquet Hall wing of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

“He was served the invitation to the panel, while on his way to the Force Headquarters, Abuja for a meeting.”

Oyewale added that “The EFCC’s boss was neither arrested nor forced to honour the invitation.  A member of a legal team from the EFCC is also with him on the panel.”

 

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