SEE List Of 31 Ex-Governors That EFCC Has Refused To Prosecute Because Of This Simple Reason….

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Some sources in the Attorney General of the Federation’s office confirmed to PUNCH Newspaper’s correspondence that Lack of funds was the reason why the Buhari lead administration that laid much emphasis on anti-corruption have not been able to prosecute some former governors in the country.

It was learnt that because of insufficient funds, the AGF, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), recently shifted attention to the more sensitive cases of the judges being prosecuted for alleged corruption.

 One of the sources said, “You will recall that the office of the AGF had, in July, written to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission as well as the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, demanding the files of some former governors with a view to commencing action on deserving ones.“But the plan has not been implemented largely because of lack of funds.


There are about five of the former governors, who are now serving senators.

Some of them had served as senators after completing two terms of eight years as governors.

The affected personalities served as governors for either one or two terms between 1999 and 2015 and are from all the six geopolitical zones of the country.

On the list is a former Governor of Delta State, James Ibori, who was convicted and recently completed his jail term in the United Kingdom.

The list also contains the names of Senate President Bukola Saraki, the former Governor of Kwara State; Godswill Akpabio (a former Governor of Akwa Ibom State) and Ali Modu Sheriff (a former Governor of Borno State).

Other ex-governors on the list are 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).

The list also contains the names of Ikedi Ohakim (Imo); 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 (Oyo).

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

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