Buhari sacks Lamorde

By 10:10 Mon, 09 Nov 2015 Comments

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday sacked Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Allegation of corruption and disappearance of money and properties seized from financial crime suspects have been leveled against him.

Buhari, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has approved the appointment of Mr. Ibrahim Mustafa Magu as the Acting Chairman of the EFCC.

“Mr. Magu, who is an Assistant Commissioner of Police is to take over from Mr. Lamorde who is proceeding on terminal leave ahead of the formal expiration of his tenure in February next year,” the statement added.



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