EFCC: Surprise – Magu react to appointment of Bawa as new EFCC Chairman
Former appearing Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission , EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has reacted to the appointment of Abdulrasheed Bawa as the new Chairman of the commission.
Tosin Ajaomo, the lawyer to Magu, said the appointment made by way of President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday got here as a surprise.
Buhari had the day past requested the Senate to affirm Bawa as substantial EFCC Chairman.
But Ajaomo told Channels tv that justice has now not been served within the allegations of corruption levelled against his customer, Magu.
“truly, I need to tell you that this appointment came to me as a surprise. There’s nonetheless an unfinished mission that turned into pending,” he said.
“I used to be thinking that the issue of Magu would had been taken care of out before shifting to some other level.
“Sadly, we simply were given this information nowadays that a brand new Chairman has been nominated by using the President and his call has been forwarded to the Senate.”
Following a sequence of corruption allegations in opposition to the former EFCC boss, Magu become on July 10, 2020 suspended from office via President Buhari.
Mohammed Umar, the EFCC Director of Operations had in advance taken rate of the sports of the agency.