The attention of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has said it has no link with on-line media reports that it would invite some state governors for interrogation based on petitions filed against them.It described reports on investigations of state government based on allegation of corruption filed against them as speculative.
The ICPC said also that none of its officials had been authorized to mmake comments to the media on the investigations of state governors.
The Resident Media Consultant to ICPC, on Media and Public Matters, Mr. Folu Olamiti said this in a statement made available to Newspot Nigeria.
The statement read, “Our attention has been drawn to a report in an online media claiming that the Commission would soon invite some former governors for interrogation on petitions filed against them.
“The story also claimed that an official of the Commission disclosed that a ‘crack team of investigators known as the ‘Chairman’s special team’ sent to the States had turned in reports of their investigations.
“The report went as far as naming the States supposedly affected.
“Our reaction to the story is that it is speculative and has no link whatsoever to ICPC or any of its officials authorised to relate with the Press.