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Senate says NO to Magu’s appointment as EFCC Chairman


The Senate has rejected Ibrahim Magu’s nomination as Chairman of the EFCC.

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, who addressed journalists after a closed-door session on Thursday, said the rejection was based on “security report.”

He said the rejection would be communicated to President Muhammadu Buhari to take further action.

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