Buhari Orders Suspension of EFCC Secretary And 11 Magu Loyalists
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the suspension of the Secretary of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Olanipekun Olukoyede and 11 other directors who are said to be loyalists of the embattled former EFCC Boss, Ibrahim Magu.
According to report, the order was handed down following a request by the presidential panel investigating the allegations of graft and misconduct against the former EFCC acting chairman , Ibrahim Magu .
It was learnt that the directors were asked by the Attorney General of the Federation , Abubakar Malami ( SAN ) , to proceed on suspension on Tuesday in compliance with the presidential order .
A source hinted that the panel actually requested the suspension of all the directors in the commission.
It was gathered that this is happening as some loyalists to Magu were said to have fled with some sensitive files requested by the presidential panel .
It was also said that the failure of some of the loyalists referred to as Magu boys to provide the sensitive files requested by the panel is being treated as a serious security issue.
Meanwhile , Magu on Wednesday demanded a copy of the report of the Presidential Committee on Audit of Recovered Assets and a memo by the Attorney- General of the Federation to the President in which 22 allegations were levelled against him .
The former EFCC boss in a letter to the panel chairman , Justice Ayo Salami, dated July 15 , 2020 , explained that he had not seen the allegations and petitions against him despite spending over nine days in custody.