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Why appoint Umar as new EFCC Chairman

By Charles Nwaoguji

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate suspension of Ibrahim Magu as Ag. Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in order to allow for unhindered inquiry by the Presidential Investigation Panel under the Tribunals of Inquiry Act and other relevant laws.

This is contained in a statement issued by  Umar Gwandu, Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation  made available to newsmen on Friday 10th day of July, 2020.

According to the statement, by Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, President Muhammadu Buhari has also approved that the EFCC Director of Operations, Mohammed Umar, should take charge and oversee the activities of the Commission pending the conclusion of the ongoing investigation and further directives in that regards.

 

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