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Senate to Presidency: No going back on Magu

The Senate has said it will not back down on its decision to reject the appointment of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu.

It said it will also not rescind its decision to suspend further consideration and confirmation of appointments made by the Presidency over the position taken by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo that some appointments did not require legislative approval.

The upper chamber of the National Assembly also stated that it had no need to clarify its statutory powers on the confirmation of appointments made by the President, while asking the executive to approach the Supreme Court for judicial interpretation of Section 171 of the Constitution cited by Osinbajo.

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