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

DSS arrests Magu
DSS arrests Magu

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.

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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