July 11, 2020

Why IGP Pulled back Magu's police Detail, Replaced Officers Connected To EFCC






Mohammed Adamu, Nigeria's number one Police officer, has instructed the withdrawal of police detail attached to Ibrahim Magu, suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

It was additionally accumulated that the Inspector-General of Police requested the withdrawal of police officers guarding the official and personal residence of Magu. He further coordinated those police officers pulled back to report at the Force headquarters in Abuja on Monday morning.

LAGBAJABLOG comprehends that the order came hours after President Muhammadu Buhari endorsed the suspension of Magu as the acting EFCC chairman.



Adamu likewise coordinated the Assistant Inspector general (AIG), Police Mobile Force (PMF), PMF groups one to 79, Force Secretary to quickly redeploy versatile policemen attached to the EFCC.

The Police boss further coordinated that only the staff of EFCC should be permitted access into the commission's premises following the assault on the new office of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU).

Review that Magu, who is being investigated by a Presidential Panel headed by Justice Ayo Salami, approached the IGP for bail. Magu was arrested on Monday and whisked to the presidential villa in Abuja where he is being barbecued by the board over  allegation of diversion of recovered loot and misconduct.

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