The embattled acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, spent the night in police custody on the orders of a presidential panel probing alleged infractions against him.
He was taken to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he appeared before a presidential panel investigating alleged corruption and insubordination.
The allegations of insubordination and ‘relooting of recovered funds’ were levelled against him by the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami.
Other Allegations Against Ibrahim Magu:
- Alleged discrepancies in the reconciliation records of the EFCC and the Federal Ministry of Finance on recovered funds
- Declaration of N539billion as recovered funds instead of N504billion earlier claimed
- Insubordination to the Office of the AGF
- Not providing enough evidences for the extradition of Diezani Alison-Madueke
- Alleged late action on the investigation of P&ID leading to legal dispute
- Not respecting court order to unfreeze a N7billion judgment in favour of a former executive director of a bank
- Alleged delay in acting on two vessels seized by Navy
- Alleged favouring of some investigators called Magu Boys
- Reporting some judges to their presiding officers without deferring to the AGF
- Alleged sale of seized assets to cronies, associates and friends
- Alleged issuance of investigative activities to some media prejudicial to some cases