The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the federal government to immediately arraign Ibrahim Magu, the suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
PDP said the delay by the Federal Government to arraign Magu, over allegations of fraud, was raising public apprehension over the integrity of the fight against corruption in Nigeria.
The opposition party stated this in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan.
According to Ologbondiyan:
“The party said the delay is heightening suspicion in the public space over alleged attempt to give Magu a soft landing to cover up for certain top officials of the Buhari administration, as well as some leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), alleged to have been indicted by the suspended EFCC chairman, in the course of the investigation by the Presidential Panel.
“The expectation of Nigerians, therefore, is for the Federal Government to immediately arraign Magu before a court of competent Jurisdiction and prosecute him in line with the dictates of our laws.
“Our party charges the Buhari Presidency to note that the world is watching the handling of the EFCC fraud case with keen interest.
“The Federal Government should, therefore, take immediate steps to arraign Magu and all those indicted in the matter before a court of competent jurisdiction without any further delay.”
Source: News update