The State Security Service (SSS, also called DSS) has denied arresting the acting chairman of the anti-graft agency, EFCC.
In a statement released by the DSS Spokesperson, Peter Afunanya; it reads;
“The Department of State Services (DSS) wishes to inform the public that it did not arrest Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as has been reported by sections of the media. The Service, has since, today, 6th July 2020, been inundated with inquiries over the alleged arrest,” Peter Afunanya, the SSS spokesperson said.
Sources said that the security agents who arrested Mr. Magu took him directly to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he is to appear before a presidential panel sitting at the Banquet Hall of the villa.
The panel is investigating allegations of corruption and insubordination leveled against him by the Attorney-General of the Federation. Abubakar Malami
He was later joined there by Rotimi Oyedepo, an EFCC counsel.