- Seems like the former acting EFCC chief’s sins have not been fully forgiven as he is still awaiting the outcome of the report of the investigative panel led by Justice Ayo Salami
- Magu, who was recently promoted to the rank of AIG in the Nigerian Police, had previously been investigated for alleged involvement in the diversion of confiscated loot
- The The Ministry of Police Affairs stated that Magu would still be prosecuted if charged in the report presented by the panel
Fresh from his promotion to the rank of Deputy Inspector General (AIG) in the police force, the Ministry of Police Affairs says Ibrahim Magu will still face criminal charges if he is charged in the report presented by the Commission of Inquiry led by Justice Ayo Salami
As reported by the DailyTrust newspaper, the Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammed Maigari Dingyadi, announced this in Abu on Thursday, May 18th.
Recall that in mid-2020 an order was issued by President Muhammadu Buhari to set up a panel to drill the acting EFCC chief based on the allegations leveled against him for his Involved in the diversion of salvaged loot.
Meanwhile, when asked about the development of the report submitted by the Magu investigating panel, the Minister of Police stated that it had not the case is in a position to speak on behalf of the Police Commission.
“But what I do know is that Mr. Magu already retired and I can tell you that now. The fact that he was promoted is up to the police commission to perhaps shed some more light on. I’m not aware of the government’s position on the report you’re referring to and I think it’s still under consideration.
“That doesn’t mean the laws won’t catch up with it when it’s in retires with him if found guilty. So I guess the deal isn’t quite closed yet.”
Police begin using crime-fighting technology to recruit 40,000 employees
In a further development, the Minister announced that the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has started using technological devices in the performance of their duties.
Similarly, he announced announced that this will be the case shortly this month, 10,000 police officers will be recruited.
Dingyadi said that those recruited for the police force were the best available, and gave indicated that 25,000 police officers had received community police training.
Responding to questions about the incessant attacks by unidentified gunmen in Nigeria’s south-eastern region, he described the unidentified gunmen in the region as Terrori sten.
Minister says ex-EFCC chairman Magu is still on FG payroll and reveals why
Dingyadi stated, that Magu is still earning salary as a police officer despite his suspension by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Minister made This acquaintance spoke on Tuesday 14 September 2021 when he was a guest in appeared on Channels Television’s recent show “Politics Today”.
FG Announces Recovery of Abacha Loot
It is recalled Legit.ng reported that the federal government announced the confiscations in June 2016 as part of its campaign pledge n transparency.
This was in line with the statement titled “Interim Report on Financial and Asset Recovery” , which was created by the Nigerian government from May 29, 2015 to May 25, 2016.
It has been fixed submitted that the federal government made cash deposits of N78,325,354,631.82 (seventy-eight billion, three hundred twenty-five million, three hundred fifty-four thousand, six hundred and thirty-one naira and eighty-two kobo).