Breaking: Again, Senate Blocks Magu as EFCC Chairman

The Senate has refused to confirm the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, as the substantive chairman of the anti-graft agency for the second time, Wednesday.
His rejection is believed to be based on yet another report from the State Security Service which insisted that Magu is not fit to head the anti-graft agency because he lacks integrity.
The SSS said this to the Senate in a fresh report dispatched Tuesday evening.
The content of the report was raised by a senator, Dino Melaye, after it had appeared Magu would scale the Senate hurdle, after answering a wide range of questions at his confirmation hearing.
“In the light of the foregoing, Magu has failed the integrity test and will eventually constitute a liability to the anti-corruption stand of the current government,” the SSS report, read by Melaye, stated.
An earlier report by the SSS had prevented the Senate from confirming Magu as EFCC chairman earlier.

Author: News Editor

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