SUSPENDED ACTING CHAIRMAN OF EFCC, IBRAHIM MAGU VOWS TO FIGHT BACK PUBLICLY

SUSPENDED ACTING CHAIRMAN OF EFCC, IBRAHIM MAGU VOWS  TO FIGHT BACK PUBLICLY

AFTER ENDURING HIGH LEVEL OF CRITICISMS, ALLEGATIONS ON FINANCIAL MISAPPROPRIATION OF FUNDS, THE SUSPENDED ACTING CHAIRMAN OF THE ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION (EFCC), IBRAHIM MAGU SAYS HE WILL RESPOND TO EVERY ALLEGATION AGAINST HIM POINT TO POINT.

ACCORDING TO A STATEMENT ISSUED BY HIS LAWYER, WAHAB SHITTU, THE SUSPENDED EFCC CHIEF DENIED MISAPPROPRIATING FUNDS RECOVERED FOR THE NIGERIAN NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION (NNPC).

THE SUSPENDED EFCC BOSS MAINTAINED THAT HENCEFORTH, HE WILL REPLY ALL FALSE ALLEGATIONS ORCHESTRATED AGAINST HIM IN THE PUBLIC SPACE ON A DAILY BASIS AS WELL AS PRESENT HIS COMPREHENSIVE DEFENSE FOR THE WORLD TO SEE.

MAGU ADDED THAT, OVER N329 BILLION RECOVERED BY EFCC UNDER HIS WATCH WAS REMITTED DIRECTLY INTO NNPC DEDICATED ACCOUNTS VIA REMITA UNDER A SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT ENDORSED BY NNPC, EFCC AND THE AFFECTED NNPC’S INDEBTED MARKETERS.

WHILE RESPONDING TO THE ALLEGATION THAT HE WAS SHIELDING SOME PERSONS IN THE FEDERAL INLAND REVENUE SERVICE (FIRS) FROM PROSECUTION, MAGU SAID IT IS FALSEHOOD FROM THE PIT OF HELL ADDING THAT HE HAS NO INTEREST IN SHIELDING ANYONE FOUND CULPABLE FROM THE LONG ARMS OF THE LAW.

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IT COULD BE RECALLED THAT THE EMBATTLED ACTING CHAIRMAN OF EFCC WAS ARRESTED ON JULY 6TH  AND SUBSEQUENTLY SUSPENDED AS EFCC BOSS FOLLOWING ALLEGATIONS OF CORRUPTION BROUGHT AGAINST HIM BY THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION (AGF).

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