Abuja - Immediate past governors of Lagos, Rivers and Akwa Ibom states are set to investigated by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), Punch reports.
Babatunde Fashola of Lagos, Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers and Godswill Akpabio are among five other past governors the ICPC is setting a task force to investigate their tenure as governors.
Other governors penciled down for investigation are the former governors were Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano State, Ibrahim Shema of Katsina, Sullivan Chime of Enugu State, Martin Elechi of Ebonyi State and Sule Lamido of Jigawa State.
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It was learnt that top operatives of the commission working in the task force had been dispatched to the states to carry out the probe of the affected former governors.
The probe is coming on the heels of a recent move by the ICPC to move 47 crack detectives to the states and the zones to strengthen them in the fight against graft in the society.
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