👤 Danjuma Aliyu, DENISAURUS News
Ibrahim Mustafa Magu, a man described as a perennial offender and liability to the fight against corruption is under fire for refusing to answer questions on a petition submitted against a party chieftain.
DENISAURUS News reported that a prominent social media activist, Segun Awonsanya had witten a petition to the anti-graft boss over a bullion van seen entering the Bourdillon, Ikoyi home of Bola Ahmed Tinubu few days to the February 2019 elections.
This paper had constantly heard from staff members, who believe their boss is not willing to investigate the party chieftain, who along with the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has been a key supporter of his.
Staff say that Mr Magu had at one point, disbanded a unit because it had dared to investigate the Lagos party chieftain.
According to the source in the EFCC office, despite several petition to the anti-graft agency including one from Dapo Apara, there is no plans to investigate the former Governor of Lagos who served in office from 1999 to 2007.
Today, when Mr Magu, 57, was asked why he had failed to order an investigation into Alhaji Tinubu, a leading member of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in whose house bullion vans were pictured.
But, rather than give an adequate response to the journalist present, Mr Magu, refused to answer. Speaking at the interactive session with journalists, Mr Magu said he did not want to talk about the petition against Alhaji Tinubu, a former Governor of Lagos.
“You want me to talk about a petition here? Next question please.”
This paper, the first to report Mr Magu’s promotion as Commissioner of Police recently learnt that the anti-graft boss would be proceeding to the National Institute of Policy and Strategy Studies, NIPSS, in Jos in the first week of this month.