Magu grilled over 380 houses, seven crude oil-laden ships, N37billion assets

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The embattled former acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has been grilled for the second time Vanguard reports.

Magu is being interrogated over allegations raised against him by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami(SAN).

Magu who is currently under thorough investigation on allegations of corruption is being asked by the Justice Ayo Salami-led Presidential panel to account for 380 houses and seven vessels loaded with crude oil. The probe panel also grilled on him on the disposal of assets worth N37 billion.

On Tuesday, he was questioned on cash discrepancies said to be N539 billion realized from the sale of seized assets and N504 billion declared by the commission.

Vanguard also reports that on Wednesday, at the ground floor of the Federal Criminal Investigation Department, FCID, Area 10, Abuja, where the EFCC boss is being held, his family members were allowed to visit him.

A source at the presidency explained that  Magu grilling was being done to give him the opportunity to clear his name from the damaging allegations.

The source also confirmed on Tuesday, that the probe was an affirmation that everybody under the present administration is subject to cross-examination and scrutiny.

 

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