EFCC: Ibrahim Magu raises 8 concerns against Buhari’s investigative panel

EFCC: Ibrahim Magu raises 8 concerns against Buhari's investigative panel

 

The suspended acting chairman Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu wrote to the Judicial Commission of Inquiry to investigate , raising several questions against the panel.

Magu raised eight issues including the regular sessions court without the media.

The suspended EFCC boss raised the issues in a letter dated August 11 written by his lawyer, Wahab Shittu addressed to the chairman judicial inquiry commission, Judge Isa Ayo Salami.

Other complaints made in the extended letter included the tribunal17;s failure to disclose its mandate mandate.

said the commission inviting witnesses without his knowledge as accused.

According to Magu, most witnesses do not take oath his lawyers are denied the right to cross-examine his accusers.

Magu said denied access to the documents that formed the basis of witness testimony before the panel led by Salami.

According to the suspended EFCC president, his arrest, detention the suspension of 1 senior agency officials went without question.

“In summary, we are concerned about the legality honorable tribunal in areas such as systematically sitting behind closed doors (closed doors) and not in public as provided by applicable law.

“The tribunal held proceedings and invited and received witnesses to the exclusion of our client and his lawyer in violation of applicable law on fair trial rules.

“The tribunal sat and conducted proceedings in the absence of our client in violation of applicable law and the rules of fair justice.

“The detention of Mr. Magu and the subsequent denial of Mr. Magu17;s detention by your panel and the police.

20;The suspension of twelve officials (investigators and prosecutors) from the EFCC without questioning, questioning or any other standard treatment provided for such action,21; the letter reads in part.

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