- After a long line of controversy surrounding former acting EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu, Nigerian police finally reward him
- Magu was awarded the rank a Deputy Inspector General of Police from IGP Usman Baba Alkali
- The former Executive Chairman of the EFCC was accompanied by his wife as seven other officers were also promoted
FCT, Abuja – The Nigerian Police (NPF) has appointed the former Chair of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu to the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG).
According to a Daily Trust report, Magu’s promotion was confirmed by the Police Commission (PSC) in May.
< p class="align-left">Magu was appointed his new Ra by Police Inspector General Usman Baba at Abuja Police Headquarters ng awarded and awarded.
< p class="align-left">Ani s aid Magu was promoted at the 15th Plenary Session of the Commission on Friday May 13th along with some senior officers.
He added that acting DIG John Ogbonnaya Amadi has been appointed Deputy Inspector General of Police, while Zama Bala Senchi has also been appointed Deputy Inspector General of Police.
Magu’s EFCC Ordeal
In 2020, while Magu was still in office as head of affairs for the EFCC, he was arrested, imprisoned and suspended as acting chairman of the anti-graft agency .
He appeared before a panel investigating allegations of gross misconduct against him.
The panel was subsequently dismissed by Judge Ayo Salami later recommended Magu’s removal as EFCC chief “because he was N431,000,000.00 security votes/informat ion fund that was released to the Office of the Executive Chairman of EFCC between November 2015 and May 2020”.
However, Magu denied all allegations against him. So far, the federal government has not released the white paper on the Salami Panel report.
Minister says ex-EFCC chair Magu is still on FG payroll, reveals why
< p class="align-left">Dingyadi stated that despite his suspension, Magu still earns salary as a police officer to President Muhammadu Buhari.
The minister made this on Tuesday, April 14 September 2021, known for appearing as a guest on Channels Television’s recent show ‘Politics Today’.
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