Former governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Amaechi, is on top of the list of former governor presently investigated by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other offences Commission following petition against them. Others are Ibrahim Shema of Katsina, Sullivan Chime of Enugu and Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano.
Vanguard reports that four teams were dispatched, by Monday, to the states to look into the books of the state in order to establish the truth in the allegations. The allegations according to the report are linked to dubious award of contracts and abuse of due process in such transactions.
ICPC will do all it can to ensure that the allegations are properly investigated.
“We will ensure that we thoroughly investigate all allegations brought before us so that no body would be left in doubt about our commitment to fighting corruption. The chairman has dispatched a team to the affected states and they are expected to report back in the next two weeks. No body would be spared if found culpable” the source told Vanguard.
When contacted the resident media consultant to the commission, Folu Olumiti neither denied nor confirmed the story.
He told Vanguard: “I don’t have any comment. I don’t want to comment on an ongoing investigations” before cutting off the line.