The continuing probe of Ibrahim Magu, the suspended appearing Chairman of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, EFCC, witnessed some drama yesterday as Justice Ayo Salami despatched his (Magu) attorneys out of the venue, in accordance with Channels Tv.
Justice Salami is the Chairman of the presidential panel, probing the actions of the EFCC from 2015 to 2020, a time frame Magu was in cost.
Salami reportedly ordered safety operatives to stroll out two attorneys on the previous EFCC boss’s authorized group shortly after they had been launched by lead lawyer, Wahab Shittu.
Channels Tv stories that bother began when Shittu launched the 2 attorneys as members of Magu’s authorized group however Justice Salami interrupted him, insisting that solely him (Shittu) could be allowed to defend the suspended EFCC appearing chairman.
The suspended EFCC Chairman had final week requested the panel to recall the witnesses who earlier testified in opposition to him in his absence on the ongoing corruption probe.
Magu’s letter was dated September four and addressed to the Chairman of the Judicial Fee of Inquiry, via his counsel, Wahab Shittu.
He argued that the request to recall a number of witnesses was within the curiosity of truthful listening to.