Magu: Group replies HEDA, says suspended EFCC boss given fair hearing



The National of Northern Forum (NYF), Bello Gambo Bichi has expressed satisfaction with  the way  former Acting of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu has been given fair hearing on the surrounding his stewardship at the anti-graft agency.

According to Bello Bivhi, “The Government of proved its and to fairness and by the fair hearing vividly accorded to the former EFCC following on his stewardship”.





In a press statement made available to reporters on Monday in Kano, the Northern Forum National was quoted sayin, “It is now clear that it is in line with the principle of fair hearing and for all that the Government set up the committee to investigate of infractions against the former Acting of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.




“It is honestly clear and acknowledged that and fair hearing played a major role as the government invited him to defend himself and amply accorded him the fundamental right to fair hearing,” part of the statement reads.

Bichi denounced the recent statement by Human Agenda, (HEDA Resource Centre), alleging that the panel had more days than necessary without establishing any serious case against the former EFCC boss, saying “the ..had further proven the statement to be a deliberate attempt at misleading the and gaining cheap publicity”.




According to him, Magu was never denied the right to engage the services of his legal counsels for the best possible of defense and arguments in his favour. His rights to tender documents and exhibits in his favour were also never denied.




The National Forum Chairman further , “The essence of giving ample time to the Committee was to thrash all issues to clear and obliterate doubts.





“Nigerians cannot be deceived through peddled by individuals who are bent on mischief to mislead gullible followers,” the statement added.