By Onome Oghenetega
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has debunked the rumoured arrest its acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu, by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS).
A statement signed by the commission’s Head, Media & Publicity, Dele Oyewale, explained that the EFCC boss only honoured invitation by the Presidential Panel reviewing the activities of the anti-graft agency.
The statement read, “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.
“He 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.”