Published On: Mon, Jan 23rd, 2017

EFCC: Buhari re-submits Magu’s name for confirmation, wants indictment against SGF quashed

Ibrahim MaguPresident Muhammadu Buhari has resubmitted the name of the Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, for confirmation as substantive chairman of the anti-graft body.

A competent source at the National Assembly confided in our reporter that the letter of President Buhari for the Senate to reconsider its position on Magu, has been received.

The source said that President Buhari also wrote another letter pleading with the Senate to reconsider its stand that the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir David Lawal should resign his position and face prosecution for alleged abuse of office.

Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, the source said, “will likely read the two separate letters on Magu and Lawal, today at the resumption of plenary.

Source: The Nation

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