EFCC: Why Magu Won’t Appear Before CCB

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Suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibraham Magu will not appear before the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) on Tuesday.

According to reports, Ibrahim Magu will write to the CCB to seek an extension, explaining to the bureau that he is not able to access his office for the requested documents.

A source said: “He is writing CCB to give him more time to enable him access requested documents in his office.”

The invitation tendered to Magu by the CCB was contained in a letter which date is November 2 2020 with reference number CCB/HQ/II&M/007/2093.

Magu was meant to appear before the anti-corruption agency on November 17, 2020.

The document said the suspended EFCC Chairman was asked to come with acknowledgment copies of all asset declaration forms since joining the public service as well as his payslips and land documents.

In the letter, Magu was addressed as ‘former chairman’ of the EFCC even though he had not yet been officially sacked.

The letter read in part, “The bureau is investigating a case of alleged breach of Code of Conduct for Public Officers against Mr. Ibrahim Mustapha Magu, the former acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

“Copies of your appointment letter, acceptance, records of service, and payslips from January to May 2020. All documents of your landed properties both developed and undeveloped.”