5 Things You Need To Know About Mohammed Umar, The New Acting EFCC Chairman

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On Tuesday, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was suspended.
The suspension, which has been confirmed by top officials at the presidency was carried out by the Buhari administration after Magu was accused of corruption, insubordination and abuse of office by Attorney-General Abubakar Malami.
Stemming from Mr Malami's allegations, Mr Magu was arrested on Monday morning by a police team outside his office in Abuja and driven to the Presidential Villa where he appeared before a panel investigating the charges levelled against him.
We earlier reported some things you should know about Bala Ciroma, The FCT Commissioner of Police who was earlier announced as a replacement for the embattled EFCC boss.

Mohammed Umar Profile

While the official biography of Mohammed Umar, the new acting EFCC boss isn't available yet, we've been able to get some very amazing information that will help you know more about Mr.Mohammed Umar.
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• Until his appointment, Mohammed Umar served as the director of operations at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)
• Mohammed Umar is also a Deputy Commissioner of Police
• Umar, who was the second most senior official at the agency was reportedly chosen by the “EFCC’s hierarchy”.
• He was named acting chairman of the agency on the 8th of July, 2020, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
• Mohammed Umar is a devoted Muslim.

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Image: George Piro of the FBI pictured with Mohammed Abbah at the Commission’s Head Office, location at Wuse II, Abuja
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