August 7, 2022

EFCC, DSS Denies Magu’s Arrest

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…..Magu honours panel invitation – EFCC

The 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.

In a press release on Monday, 6th July, 2020 and signed by the EFCC Head, Media & Publicity, Dele Oyewale, he said that Magu was served the invitation to the Panel, while on his way to the Force Headquarters, Abuja for a meeting.

“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, the statement concluded.

In a similar reaction, the Department of State Services (DSS) says that it did not arrest Ibrahim Magu as has been reported by sections of the media.

In a statement by the Public Relations Officer,   Department of State Services, Peter Afunanya, Ph.D, he said that the Service, has since, today, 6th July, 2020, been inundated with enquiries over the alleged arrest.

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