Breaking: President Buhari Orders Suspension of EFCC Directors

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President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the suspension of 12 Directors of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as well as the Commission Secretary, Olanipekun Olukoyede.

According to a report by Punch, the suspension was handed down on Tuesday by the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami.

It was based on a directive by the Presidential Panel investigating the former acting Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu on Friday.

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The report said further that the directors were ordered to vacate their positions to enable the investigative panel, dig deeper into the affairs of the anti-graft commission.

The AGF thereafter ordered the EFCC directors to vacate their positions in compliance with the presidential order on Tuesday.

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