He said the President did not find the security report prepared by the Department of State Services which is the basis of his rejection a strong reason to replace Magu.
According to a report by an online medium, The Cable , Osinbajo spoke with some journalists from select media houses and social media activists at the Presidential Villa , Abuja.
He said that despite being rejected twice, the government was still at liberty to renominate Magu.
He , however , said he aligned himself with the argument of a lawyer , Mr . Femi Falana ( SAN) , that Senate confirmation was not needed for the EFCC chairman based on the provisions of Section 171 of the constitution.
He said . “ It is up to the Senate to make their judgment ( on Magu ), and it is up to us say what we want to do . If our candidate is rejected , we can re - present him.
Edited from Punch