Magu probe: Prepare for surprises, Presidency tells Nigerians

Magu test: Prepare for shocks, Presidency tells Nigerians

Ibrahim Magu

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja

The Presidency has approached Nigerians to plan for shocks as the board testing the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, prepares to present its report.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said this on Channels Television’s ‘Governmental issues Today’ program on Sunday.

Shehu said the Presidency had been getting some little updates from the Justice Ayo Salami-drove board and the discoveries would astound Nigerians.

He, consequently, solicited Nigerians to overlook the upheavals from specific people who have scrutinized the test.

Reacting to an inquiry on claims by Magu’s legal counselors that the test was a witch-chase, Shehu stated, “I surmise this is an inquiry for the Justice Ayo Salami board and I should state that board is made out of a portion of this present nation’s most regarded individuals with respectability who will make the best choice.

“I won’t pre-empt the board examination however I just exhortation Nigerians to grasp their hearts. When they are finished with this activity and they come out with the reports set yourselves up for shocks.

“I don’t have a clue what will come out however on the off chance that the sense we are completing based on what is being over yonder is anything to pass by, I imagine that Nigerians ought not be confounded by any upheavals by anyone.”

The President’s representative said the test of Magu could make transitory shame the President, Maj.Gen Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) yet at long last, the legislature would be vindicated.

The board drove by Salami is exploring more than 20 charges leveled against Magu.

Among the numerous claims brought against Magu is that he purchased a house in Dubai worth over N550m while the intrigue gathered to N550bn recuperated assets couldn’t be represented.

The Presidency had suspended Magu and around 11 executives of the EFCC to take into account a consistent examination.