Salami Panel In Preliminary Report Asks PMB To Fire Magu – Source

The Presidential panel investigating the alleged gross misconduct and corruption of the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has recommended his sack.

According to its report that was submitted on Wednesday, Ayo Salami, retired President of the court of appeal also recommended the prosecution of Magu.

The Cable reports that Magu is also accused of violating the code of conduct law by allegedly failing to declare his assets when he assumed office in 2015.

It also reports that the panel also recommended the appointment of a new chairman for the anti-graft agency “without further delay”.

It could be recalled that Magu’s problem started following a memo by Abubakar Malami, Attorney-general of the federation, who accused him of corruption and misappropriation of funds.

He was also alleged to have bought luxurious properties in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

He was arrested and held in Police custody in Abuja, where he was being probed, however, at the time of his hearing, he said the panel would not give him a fair hearing.

Magu has since denied all allegations brought before him

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