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Just in: Magu not arrested, summoned to Presidential Villa

Just in: Magu not arrested, summoned to Presidential Villa

The news that the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu arrested by the Department of State Service on Monday afternoon may not be completely true after all.

Source close to Presidency has told vista.ng that Magu was only invited before a panel probing the activities of the agency, bordering on money laundering.

The panel which is sitting at the Banquet Hall wing of the Presidential Villa is reported by the source to at the moment be listening to Magu’s side of the allegation against him

Magu is said to be in the company of the EFCC lawyer, Rotimi Jacobs

A statement from the Public Relations Officer,
Department of State Service, Peter Afunanya reads:

“The Department of State Services (DSS) wishes to inform the public that it did not arrest Ibrahim MAGU, Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as has been reported by sections of the media.

“The Service, has since, today, 6th July, 2020, been inundated with enquiries over the alleged arrest.”

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