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The independent Corrupt Practices and other offences Commission has commenced investigations of four former governors following petitions against them.According Vanguard, four teams have been raised to visit their states to check the books to establish the allegations against the governors. Sources at the commission disclosed that the teams departed Abuja on Monday morning to the various states to carry out their investigations.
The source says that the allegations bother on dubious awards of contracts as well as contracts awarded to cronies and relatives of the former governors. He further states that the commission is committed to ensuring that all petitions are investigated to the ironical conclusion and those indicted or found to have compromised would be brought to book.
"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. Nobody would be spared if found culpable," the source said.
Following petitions written against them, the independent Corrupt Practices and other offences Commission (ICPC) has commenced investigations of four former governors. They are: Rotimi Amaechi, Sullivan Chime, Ibrahim Shema and Rabiu Kwankwaso.The resident media consultant to the commission, Folu Olumiti, when contacted, neither denied nor confirmed the story. "I don’t have any comment. I don’t want to comment on an ongoing investigations."