Buhari suspends 12 EFCC directors as Magu’s probe deepens

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the suspension of 12 directors of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) with immediate effect.

Okay.ng gathered that the order was handed down on Friday following a request by the Presidential Panel investigating the allegations of graft and misconduct against the former acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu.

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on the order of the President, notified the Acting Chairman of the Commission, Mr. Mohammed Umar, on Tuesday, of the suspension of the directors.

This news platform understands that EFCC’s executive secretary, Olanipekun Olukoyede, was affected by the suspension.

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