An Investigating officer with Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC), Mr.Abah Abangbo has told the Justice Halima Ibrahim Abdulmalik Judicial Commission of Inquiry investigating the suspended chairman of Shiroro local government council, Suleiman Dauda Chukuba that the commission is still investigating the petition against the suspended chairman.
He told the commission that one Mohammed Awaisu Giwa had forwarded a petition against the suspended chairman of Shiroro local government, Suleiman Dauda Chukuba alleging the diversion of N50 Million received from Transmission Company Of Nigeria (TCN) as tenement rate belonging to the local government.
He said the commission was still investigating the suspended chairman and he would not make any comment relating to the matter before the commission stating that any comment as regard the matter will jeopardize their investigation.
“The matter is still under investigation as at now; and if I divulge anything, it will jeopardize the outcome of the ongoing investigation which will affect the commission,” he told the commission.
He explained that he only honoured the invitation of the commission as a result of the letter forwarded to ICPC which necessitated his coming.
“As earlier stated, the investigation is still ongoing there are certain things I cannot say here which will affect our own investigation,” he said.