Fresh DSS reports puts Magu in more trouble

– The acting chairman of EFCC, Ibrahim Magu is facing another trouble – Magu is accused of having a link with Mohammed Umar, a retired air commodore being investigated by the SSS – He was rejected twice by the Senate based on the reports by the DSS Forces opposed to the confirmation of Ibrahim Magu as substantive head of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday March 24, released a new seven-page letter by the

Premium Times reports that the letter, which was circulated to select Nigerian journalists by a Faceless group, Advocacy Justice, was written by the SSS to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to further push its relentless campaign against Mr. Magu. Read more:

One of our editors was among journalists to which the document was sent. The letter appeared to have been written in response to a request by Mr. Malami that the SSS should provide documentary evidence of its allegations against the acting EFCC chair. In its response, the SSS, through one Folashade Bello, sent the minister at least 12 documents. One of the documents contained minutes of the 20th plenary meeting of the Police Service Commission in 2010 which reportedly reprimanded Mr Magu. gathered that the eleven other documents simply laboured to link Mr Magu to Mohammed Umar, a retired air commodore being investigated by the SSS. The documents were however not released alongside the cover letter discreetly circulated Friday. The letter appeared to have been circulated to further embarrass Mr. Magu and possibly pressure President Muhammadu Buhari to remove him from his post. The letter was undated.

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