Umar Replaces Magu as EFCC Acting chairman

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Mohammed Umar, the Head of Operations at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has been appointed the acting chairman of the agency.

 

Umar’s appointment follows the suspension on Tuesday of Ibrahim Magu, the former acting chair who has been in detention since Monday, being quizzed over allegations of corruption against him.

 

The new acting chairman is a Deputy Commissioner of Police. However, it is not clear how long he will act in this capacity.