Ibrahim Mustafa Magu: 8 Things You Need To Know About The New EFCC Boss

imageNew EFCC boss Ibrahim Mustafa Magu is an Assistant Commissioner of Police.

Here are eight things you should know about Magu:

· The new EFCC boss Ibrahim Magu is an Assistant Commissioner of Police.

· He is a former operative of the Commission who once served as head of its Economic Governance Unit (EGU) during the tenure of Nuhu Ribadu as chairman

· During his days serving under Nuhu Ribadu, he reportedly jailed his brother-in-law and a former chief of Bank of the North, Shettima Bulama. Bulama was later pardoned by former President Goodluck Jonathan.

· During his time at the EFCC, he led investigations into the affairs of current Senate President, Bukola Saraki, as well as former Delta state Governor James Onanefe Ibori.

· On August 4, 2008 following allegations that the Nigeria police discovered EFCC files and a computer containing classified documents at his Abuja residence, Ibrahim Magu was arrested.

· He is a trained financial crimes investigator with background in forensic accounting, and training at the FBI institute and the London Metropolitan Police institute.

· He is a member of the investigative committee convened by National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno on the orders of President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the procurement of arms in the Armed Forces from 2007 till now.

· He had also served, prior to his EFCC posting in Bosnia under the United Nations peacekeeping police operation.

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