Today the Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has cleared the air about who detained the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The inspector general of police, IGP Muhammad Adamu said Magu is not being detained by the Police.
He said, “Magu is rather being detained by the Presidential Panel investigating the activities of the EFCC”.
These were included in a letter by the Principal Staff Officer to the IGP, DCP Idowu Owohunwa, dated 14th July 2020, and sighted by on Wednesday in Abuja.
The letter with number CB: 7000/IGP.SEC/ABJ/VOL.489/171 was in response to an application for bail by Magu’s counsel.
Titled ‘RE BAIL APPLICATION,’ it was addressed to Tosin Ojaomo Esq, Ojaomo & Ojaomo Chambers, Abuja”.
It reads: “Your letter OOC/TOL/89A/07/2020 of July 2020 on the above underlines subject, refers.
“The Inspector-General of Police directs that your attention be drawn to the fact that the Nigeria Police Force is not investigating CP Ibrahim Magu (your client), and he is accordingly, not being detained by the Police but by the Presidential Panel that is investigating the activities of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
“The Inspector-General of Police, therefore, advises that you consider redirecting your request to the Chairman of the Presidential Panel for appropriate attention”.