Fashola, Ameachi And Others Fail Corruption Test By DSS

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The Department of State Service (DSS) recently received the much anticipated 36 man ministerial nominee list for security screening.

According to naij.com, it would seem that three immediate past governors, Babatunde Fashola, Rotimi Amaechi and Kayode Fayemi, have supposedly failed the test.

Sources have it that the governors were disqualified on claims of corruption brought against them before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC).

The source said that the security agency supposedly denied to clear Amaechi, Fashola, Fayemi because of a series of petitions written against them over accusations bordering on money laundering, fraud and misuse.

Those already said to have been screened as nominees for President Buhari’s cabinet also include a former Governor of Osun State, Olagunsoye Oyinlola and a Lagos-lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN).

Also on the list are a former Chief of Army, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazu (retd.); an ex-chief executive of the Federal Inland Revenue, Mrs. Ifueko Omoigui-Okaru; a former finance commissioner in Lagos State, Mr. Wale Edun; and a former National Legal Adviser to the defunct Congress for Progressive Change, Abubakar Malami (SAN).

 

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