Magu reportedly quizzed over 380 houses, 7 crude oil-laden ships, N37bn assets

Justice Salami-led presidential panel reportedly grilled and requested that suspended acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu on Wednesday, July 8 to account for 380 houses and seven vessels loaded with crude oil.

Magu was also grilled on disposal of assets worth N37 billion by Justice Ayo Salami-led Presidential panel.

Magu was reportedly grilled over weighty allegations levelled against him by Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN).

WITHIN NIGERIA reported that the suspended Chairman of the anti-graft agency was arrested by detectives in Abuja on Monday.

It was learnt that the suspended EFCC boss was grilled on cash discrepancies said to be N539 billion realised from the sale of seized assets and N504 billion declared by the commission on Tuesday.

Ibrahim Magu was reportedly grilled on the ground floor of the Federal Criminal Investigation Department, FCID, Area 10, Abuja and it was also learnt that the AGF raised about 20 allegations against him.

According to a presidential source, the interrogation of the suspended anti-graft boss was being done to give him the opportunity to clear himself of the weighty allegations.

Magu’s lawyer reportedly joined him as he was being interrogated by the panel.

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