EFCC Saga: IG of Nigerian Police Force Withdraws Officers Attached to EFCC, Magu’s Security Details

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EFCC Saga: IG of Nigerian Police Force Withdraws Officers Attached to EFCC, Magu’s Security Details
Nwolu Obiajulu

Mobile Police officers attached to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have been withdrawn on the order of the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu.

The order was communicated through a communique to the Inspector General, Police Mobile Force, PMF Squadrons one to 79, Force Secretary and Commissioners of Police of all state commands and the Federal Capital Territory (EFCC), also instructed that the equal number of personnel withdrawn be replaced.

The IGP in the order said, “Only staff of EFCC should be allowed access into the premises while withdrawn police personnel from PMF 21, 44, 45, 46 and 50 must report to the Force Headquarters by 8am on Monday.”

It was also reported that personnel of the police force manning the residence of the ousted Acting EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu, had been recalled.

The order was issued on Friday to the security officials to leave the residence in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

Magu was taken into custody on Monday and taken to the Presidential Villa where he was questioned by former President of the Appeal Court, Ayo Salami led panel.

 

Head of Operations, Mohammed Umar has been appointed in his place after President Muhammadu Buhari approved Magu’s suspension on Friday.

Source: Sahara Reporters

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