EFCC chairmanship: Senate rejects Ibrahim Magu

The Nigerian Senate has rejected to confirm the acting chairman of EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, as the substantive EFCC chairman.

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, said Magu was rejected based on “security report.”

He said the rejection would be communicated to President Muhammadu Buhari to take further action.

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President Buhari had nominated Magu to assume full responsibility of the anti-graft agency.

His rejection casts a shadow on his political future.

A dejected Magu was seen hanging his head down as he was asked to leave the hallowed chamber.

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