From Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja
The continuing Administrative probe of the embattled appearing Chairman of Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu will give him the chance to answer allegations leveled in opposition to him, a Presidency supply mentioned on Tuesday.
The supply, who spoke below anonymity, additionally mentioned Justice Ayo Salami-led investigative panel grew to become obligatory due to the anti-corruption stance of the federal government.
The supply famous that the Magu investigation had proved that no public servant, regardless of how extremely positioned, is above scrutiny, particularly when allegations are leveled.
He mentioned: “The panel investigating allegations in opposition to the EFCC chief had been sitting for some weeks now.
“In consonance with the precept of equity and justice, it was needful that the appearing chairman be given the chance to answer the allegations, that are weighty in nature.
“Underneath the Muhammadu Buhari administration, no person is above scrutiny.
“The investigation is to bolster transparency and accountability, reasonably than to vitiate it.
“Accountability for our actions or inactions is an inalienable a part of democracy.
“In such elevated place as that of EFCC Chairman, the holder of the place should be above suspicion.
“There’s no prejudgment. Completely none. The Buhari administration could be counted on to uphold equity and justice always”, the supply added.
Chief of Employees to the President Prof. Ibrahim Gambari met with the panel investigating allegations leveled in opposition to Magu.
The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) reviews that the agenda of the assembly between Gambari and members of the panel headed by Justice Salami was unknown.