Femi Falana (SAN), The Human rights lawyer, has revealed that controversial Ibrahim Magu may be restored as the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), if he is not found guilty of accusation against him.

Magu has been suspended from the position of acting chairman of economic financial crime commission (EFCC) while Mohammed Umar, was announced to replace him on Wednesday.

Falana, appearing on Channels Television, stated it was critical that Magu is probe and made it clear he is not the only EFCC boss to be investigated.

“If he is indicted, the law will have to take its course. There are no two ways about it. We must be fair.

“All that Ibrahim Magu requires right now is to be given the opportunity, to defend himself against these allegations.

“If he is not proven guilty, the government may give him back his job. Or he himself can say he has been sufficiently embarrassed and leave.

“But this is not the first time that an EFCC chairman has been investigated. And there should not be any reading of political motivations into it.

“It is the prerogative of the government to investigate misconduct.”

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