The Senate today, rejected President Muhammadu Buhari’s nomination of Ibrahim Magu as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), citing security report.
The Senate’s spokesperson, Aliyu Abdullahi, disclosed this on Thursday afternoon after the Senators had spent over one hour behind closed doors discussing Magu’s confirmation.
“The Senate wish to inform the public that based on available security report, the Senate cannot proceed with confirmation of Ibrahim Magu as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
“The nomination of Ibrahim Magu is hereby rejected and has been returned to the President for further action,” Mr. Abdullahi said.
The Senate had slated today, Thursday, to screen Mr. Magu, now acting EFCC Chairman.