The suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has been summoned by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB).

The Bureau asked the embattled EFCC chief to appear before it on Tuesday with documents of his assets and copies of his assets declarations while in service, among other things.

The invitation was contained in a letter dated November 2, 2020 and was signed by CCB’s Director of Intelligence, Investigation, and Monitoring, SP Gwimi.

According to the letter, the bureau disclosed that it’s investigating an alleged breach of code of conduct by Magu.


The letter reads: “The Bureau is investigating a case of alleged breach of Code of Conduct for Public Officers against Mr. Ibrahim Mustapha Magu, the former Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

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“In view of the foregoing, you are invited for an interview scheduled as follows: Date: Tuesday 17 November, 2020. Times 11am Prompt. “Venue: CCB Interview Room, 5 Floor, Annex 3, Federal Secretariat Complex, Shehu Shagari Way, Maitama Abuja.

“You are expected to come along with the Certified True Copies (CTC) of the following:

“Acknowledgement slips of all your assets declaration to the Code of Conduct Bureau since you joined public service.

“Copies of your Appointment Letter, Acceptance, Records of Service and Pay Slips from January to May, 2020.

“All documents of your landed properties, both developed and undeveloped.”

Magu is currently being probed by a Presidential panel following series of allegations of misconduct while serving as EFCC chairman in acting capacity .

The probe also followed an indictment by the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami.

The Attorney-General had accused Magu of misappropriation and insubordination while in office.

Also, President Muhammadu Buhari had approved Magu’s suspension prior to the commencement of the probe by the presidential panel led by Justice Ayo Salami.

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