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WARNING!!! Check out the names of ex-governors whose fraud cases will soon be reopened

The Attorney General of the Federation and the Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, had written to the Chairman of the Independent Commission on Corrupt Practices and Other Related Crimes, ordering the reopening of the ex -governors.

Senate President Bukola Saraki, Peoples Democratic Party faction leader Ali Modu Sheriff; and Senate Minority Leader Godswill Akpabio are among 31 former governors whose alleged corruption cases investigated by the anti-graft agencies are likely to be reopened soon.

On Wednesday, De Punch obtained the list of the former governors mentioned in the letter from the AGF.

The list includes the names of Saraki, a former Governor of Kwara State; Akpabio (a former governor of Akwa Ibom State, and sheriff (an ex-governor of Borno State). Other former governors include Orji Uzor Kalu (Abia); Chimaroke Nnamani (Enugu); Saminu Turaki (Jigawa); Sule Lamido (Jigawa); Joshua Dariye (Plateau); Ahmed Yerima (Zamfara); Gabriel Suswam (Benue); Martin Elechi (Ebonyi); Danjuma Goje (Gombe) and Murtala Nyako (Adamawa).

They also include Ikedi Ohakim (Imo); Obong Victor Attah (Akwa Ibom); Achike Udenwa (Imo); Abdullahi Adamu (Nasarawa); Gbenga Daniel (Ogun); Jolly Nyame (Taraba); Boni Haruna (Adamawa); George Akume (Benue); Rashidi Ladoja (Oyo); Attahiru Bafarawa (Sokoto) and Adebayo Alao-Akala.

Others are Usman Dakingari (Kebbi); Adamu Mu'azu (Bauchi); Peter Odili (Rivers) and Lucky Igbindedion (Edo).

Part of the AGF's letter to the ICPC, spotted by Punch correspondent on Monday, indicated that the cases against some of the former governors were investigated several years ago but no charges were ever filed against them.

The letter also gave the chairman of the ICPC a fourteen-day ultimatum to hand over “the duplicate files concerning the politically exposed persons investigated by the ICPC over the years” to the office of the AGF.

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