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Anti-graft war: Five govs, four ministers in fresh plot to sack Magu



A fresh plot to remove the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, is alleged to be in the making.

The alleged plotters include at least five state governors and four ministers, The Nation learnt authoritatively yesterday.

A former security chief is said to be central to the plan to give Magu what is termed the Nuhu Ribadu treatment, well-placed sources said.

The plan, specifically, is to send the EFCC chair on a forced course at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) on or before the conclusion of the coming elections.

But some government officials who believe Magu is doing a good job at the EFCC and should be encouraged are rallying to ensure that he is not pushed out.

The Nation, January 12, 2019

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