Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has denied giving Vice President Yemi Osinabjo N4 billion.
He said that when he appeared before the presidential panel on Thursday.
Magu has been to the Department of Criminal Investigation Force (FCID) for the fourth day. A source revealed to The Nation what Magu said about Osinbajo when he was grilled.
Magu was quoted as saying: “I didn’t say to the panel I gave N4 billion to the Vice President”
He whispered: “Where am I going to get that money? Do I have such funds accessible? It’s part of sweetheart. Clear this, please. I have no control over such cash and I have not ordered N4 billion transfers to the VP or anybody.
Magu maintained that the name “of Osinbajo” never appeared at the panel session. Since the VP wasn’t an issue, I couldn’t say I gave him N4 billion.
During the meantime, the VP asked the Police Inspector General to investigate the complaint against him.
His appeal was expressed in a petition signed on July 9 by his lawyers Taiwo Osipitan and Abimbola Kayode.