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Magu invited to probe panel, not arrested – EFCC, DSS

NEWSMAN, Abuja – The State Security Service popularly known as the Department of State Service (DSS) on Monday denied arresting the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu following wide media reports that the EFCC boss was in their custody.

DSS Spokesman, Peter Afunanya in a statement said “the Department of State Services (DSS) wishes to inform the public that it did not arrest Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as has been reported by sections of the media.”

“The Service, has since, today, 6th July, 2020, been inundated with enquiries over the alleged arrest”, Afunanya said.

On its part the EFCC said its boss was not arrested but only invited by a Presidential Panel reviewing the activities of the EFCC, at the Banquet Hall wing of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Read the full statement below:

MAGU HONOURS PANEL INVITATION – EFCC Press Statement

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.

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