‘It was just an invitation’ – EFCC chairman, Magu denies DSS arrest

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Following the arrest of EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Magu by the DSS on Monday, July 6, the official Instagram page of the EFCC has released a statement denying that Magu was not arrested, instead her was invited over to face the panel.

According to the press release, Magu honoured an invitation by a Presidential Panel reviewing the activities of the EFCC, at the Banquet Hall wing of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

EFCC Instagram post reads;

“MAGU HONOURS PANEL INVITATION
Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu on Monday, July 6, 2020, honoured an invitation by a Presidential Panel reviewing the activities of the EFCC, at the Banquet Hall wing of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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He was served the invitation to the Panel, while on his way to the Force Headquarters, Abuja for a meeting. The EFCC’s boss was neither arrested nor forced to honour the invitation. A member of a legal team from the EFCC is also with him on the Panel. #EFCC #TheFightAgainstCorruption #FightingForYou”

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