Ibrahim Magu, the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has been summoned by Nigeria’s Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB).
This was disclosed by Channels TV on Friday. It was also revealed that Magu is expected to appear before a bureau panel on the 17th of November with documents proving his assets.
The suspended EFCC boss is expected to disclose the whereabouts of the missing interest funds running into millions of naira.
The CCB letter requesting Magu’s appearance was signed by the Director of Intelligence, Investigation and Monitoring on the 2nd of November and directed the suspended EFCC Chief to produce proof of asset declarations he made since joining the force.
Magu was also ordered to produce copies of his appointment letter, acceptance, records of service and pay slips from January to May 2020, and relevant documents related to his real estate assets.
What you should know
Nairametrics reported on the 7th of July that President Muhammadu Buhari approved the suspension of Magu from office. The suspension follows the investigation of allegations of gross misconduct against him.
On July 10th, President Muhammadu Buhari approved the appointment of Mohammed Umar as the new acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC).
Nairametrics revealed that facts also emerged on how accumulated interest rates on the recovered N550 billion by the EFCC in the period under review were allegedly re-looted.