Senate To Screen Magu, Other EFCC Nominees Today


The Senate will today screen the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu and four other nominees for confirmation as members of the commission.

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu who presided over plenary session yesterday told his colleagues that the confirmation hearing of the EFCC nominees would commence today.

Magu’s name along with four other  members of the commission were sent to the Senate by then acting president, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in June but the letter was not read on the floor until July 14.

It was gathered that the name of Magu and the four members of the commission namely Moses Ndasule, Mamman Lawan, Imam Najib Galadanci and Adebayo Rafiu Adeleke would be listed on the order paper today. 

Sources told our correspondent that the screening of Magu would be performed on the floor of the Senate while that of the four members of the commission would be carried out by the Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and financial Crimes chaired by Senator Chukuwuka Utazi (PDP, Enugu).



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