The Department of State Services (DSS) on Monday said its officials did not arrest the acting Chairman of the conomic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The DSS said this in a terse statement by its Public Relations Officer, Peter Afunanya.
“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 enquiries over the alleged arrest,” the statement said.
Meanwhile further findings by TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) revealed that the embattled EFCC chair was invited before a panel probing the activities of the agency.
The panel is said to be sitting at the Banquet Hall wing of the Presidential Villa.
According to reports, Magu was stopped in traffic while moving out of the Wuse II Annex of the EFCC in Abuja and the invitation was extended to him.
Although Magu was on his way to the Force Headquarters, he pleaded with an officer from FCID who met with him to honour the scheduled appointment.
A source clarified: “Both Magu and Jacobs are now in an office in the Banquet Wing of the Vila.
“He has not been arrested by any of the security agencies. We are awaiting further development. ”