President Muhammadu Buhari Sacks EFCC Boss, See The New Acting EFCC Chairman
President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Chairman of the anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde.
In a statement issued by his special adviser media, Femi Adesina, Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr. Ibrahim Mustafa Magu as the acting chairman of the EFCC.
Lamorde succeeded Farida Waziri as the chairman of the EFCC in 2011.
According to the statement, Mr. Magu, who is an Assistant Commissioner of Police is to take over from Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde who is proceeding on terminal leave ahead of the formal expiration of his tenure in February next year.
A security expert, George Uboh, had dragged Lamorde before the senate in August for allegedly diverting N2trillion proceeds from forfeited assets seized from corrupt Nigerians, which were kept in custody of the anti-graft agency.