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Buhari may block NASS’ final push to oust Magu

A final push by the National Assembly to oust the acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has virtually been consummated with a bill to that effect already passed by the House of Representatives, pending concurrence by the Senate this week.

Competent NASS sources said last night that the bill, which was passed by the House of Representatives two weeks ago, deliberately jerks the qualification for the office of the chairman of the anti-crime agency from Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP, to Assistant Inspector-General of Police, AIG, aims to replace Magu with a superior police officer before the 9th NASS takes off on June 11, 2019.

But Presidency sources hinted last night that the president might not assent to the bill, even if the Senate concurred with the House of Representatives before the end of the current 8th NASS.

Read more: Vanguard, May 27, 2019

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