The economic and financial crimes commission has set up teams to probe some governors accused of perpetrating acts of corruption.
The probe was sequel to a petition written by a group, committee for the protection of peoples mandate, over an alleged misappropriation of n4bn anchor borrowers’ fund meant for ogun farmers.
At least 12 states will have new governors on may 29 after the tenure of the current ones would have ended.
Among the governors alleged are rochas okorocha of imo state; kwara state governor, abdulfatah ahmed; the chairman of the nigeria governors’ forum and governor of zamfara state, abdulaziz yari; and ogun state governor, ibikunle amosun.
The EFCC said in an interim report that it had arrested the accountant-general of Imo state, uzoho casmir, for allegedly helping okorocha to launder n1.05bn for the governorship and state house of assembly elections. In zamfara state, the EFCC is