Mohammed Umar takes over as EFCC acting chairman. In view of Ibrahim Magu recent suspension has he is being investigated over Fraud allegations, Mohammed Umar has reportedly taken over as the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC.
Until this appointment, Umar was the Head of Operations at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the second most senior operative at the Commission.
An investigation has been launched into Magu’s activities as the chairman of the antigraft agency after the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, wrote a letter to the President, asking for Magu’s removal and accusing him of corruption including diversion of recovered funds.
Magu was suspended on Tuesday, 7th July to allow him attend the Justice Ayo Salami panel investigating the allegations of corruption leveled against him.