Corruption War These 25 ex-governors are facing fresh trials for alleged fraud

The order to reopen the cases was given by Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, in a letter written to the Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), Mr Ekpo Nta.

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Senate President, Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on March 24, 2016.

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The Federal Government is set to reopen cases of corruption previously brought against some former governors, reports say.

The order to reopen the cases was given by Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, in a letter written to the Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), Mr Ekpo Nta, according to Punch.

25 of the former governors involved are:

  1. Senate President, Bukola Saraki (Kwara)

  2. Factional Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu Sheriff (Borno)

  3. Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom)

  4. Orji Uzor Kalu (Abia)

  5. Chimaroke Nnamani (Enugu)

  6. Sule Lamido (Jigawa)

  7. Joshua Dariye (Plateau)

  8. Ahmed Yerima (Zamfara)

  9. Gabriel Suswam (Benue)

  10. Martin Elechi (Ebonyi)

  11. Danjuma Goje (Gombe)

  12. Murtala Nyako (Adamawa)

  13. Ikedi Ohakim (Imo)

  14. Obong Victor Attah (Akwa Ibom)

  15. Achike Udenwa (Imo)

  16. Abdullahi Adamu (Nasarawa)

  17. Gbenga Daniel (Ogun)

  18. Jolly Nyame (Taraba)

  19. Boni Haruna (Adamawa)

  20. George Akume (Benue)

  21. Rashidi Ladoja (Oyo)

  22. Attahiru Bafarawa (Sokoto)

  23. Adebayo Alao-Akala (Oyo)

  24. Peter Odili (Rivers)

  25. Lucky Igbinedion (Edo)

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