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The new update related to detention of former EFCC Chairman in Nigeria

There is good news for the entire family of suspended chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu as in Wednesday he get free from Nigerian police custody. 

Mr. Magu who was suspended by the president Muhammadu Buhari has now regained freedom from the ten days life’s under police custody after he was arrested by Nigerian security Operative at the Zonal office of the commission .Mr Magu was arrested in his way to a special meeting last week Monday.

 Mr. Magu was compelled to respond to an invitation to be present before the justice Ayo Salami-led presidential panel probing the activities of the commission and alleged infractions.

Before he was released , Magu's lawyer had written the IG of Nigerian police ,Mohammed Adamu seeking for the immediate release of former EFCC chairman .

As the Magu's lawyer seek to release Ibrahim Magu the IG of Nigerian police responded that detention of former EFCC chairman was not authorized by him but the presidential panel and urged the lawyer to redirect the issue for his attention to the presidential panel. 

However, a Senior advocate of Nigeria ,Tayo Oyetibo ,had called for former EFCC chairman Man ,Ibrahim Magu to be released .Mr Tayo urging that Magu's detention should not break the law of section 35 of the 1999 constitution.

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