Magu Released From Detention, As EFCC Suspends 12 Directors
The embattled and suspended former Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, has been released.
Magu was released this evening after spending 10 days in detention.
Recalled that Magu was arrested last week Monday and has been detained by the police since then.
The former Action Chairman of the anti graft agency has been appearing before a presidential panel investigating allegations of corruption and insubordination levelled against him by Attorney-General of the Federation Abubakar Malami.
Meanwhile, EFCC, on the directive of the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has suspended about 12 directors and top staff Commission.
AbelNews gathered that the suspension has to do with the ongoing investigation of the suspended Chairman of EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu.
The notice suspending the directors was communicated to the Acting Chairman of the Commission, Mr. Mohammed Umar, on Tuesday night.
Recalled last week, Magu arrested and made to appear before a Presidential panel headed by Ayo Salami, President of the Court of Appeal (rtd), investigating the operations of EFCC under the embattled Chairman.
He was later detained and suspended to prevent him from tamper with the ongoing investigation.
While in detention, Magu was alleged to have used a Pastor to buy a property in Dubai, United Arab Emirate (UAE) and was also alleged to have laundered over N500 billion through a Bureau-De-Change(BDC) in Kaduna.