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Ex-governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose have been reported as some of the 25 politicians and top-ranking public officers under investigation by the EFCC as of August 2017.

In a report by Punch, the list was recently sent by the anti-graft agency to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), based on request.

The list, it was further reported, which did not disclose details of cases under investigation, has 106 cases under investigation and several others pending in court but either stalled or moving slowly.

The EFCC reportedly stated the date which each of the over 100 cases was referred as well as the challenges being encountered in the investigation and the source of information leading to the commencement of the probe.

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Sources of such information for the cases were listed as intelligence, whistle-blowers and petitions from government agencies and private citizens.

Senator Godswill Akpabio and Gov Ayodele Fayose play

Senator Godswill Akpabio and Gov Ayodele Fayose

(The Whistler)


Prominent on the list according to the report are:

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State

Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr.  Kayode Fayemi

Ex-Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello

Ex-Governor of Kogi State, Captain Idris Wada

Senate’s Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio

Ex-First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan

 Senator representing Plateau North, Jonah Jang

Controversial PDP chairman, Ali Modu Sherriff

Chief Lucky Igbinedion

Ex- Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke

Ex-Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke (SAN)

Ex-Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala Mohammed

Ex-Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah, who is currently the Senator representing Anambra North

Ex-Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godsday Orubebe.

Rear Admiral Alison Madueke (retd)

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Ex-Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati

Ex-Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe

Ex-Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Abdullahi Dikko

Ex-acting Chairman of the PDP, Uche Secondus

Col. Bello Fadile (retd.)

Incoming Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Abdu Kafarati;

Justice Mohammed Tsamiya

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