Sa’adu Alanamu, one of those whose nomination to the board of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other offences Commission (ICPC) was withdrawn, has said he was not indicted by the agency.
There had been reports that two nominees to the board were under probe for fraudulent activities, days after Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo submitted their names.
On Sunday, it was reported that the presidency had withdrawn their nomination.
Alanamu while responding on Monday, said he was never indicted by the agency.
“First, I must say that appointment into public office is a trust to serve the humanity. I would rather protect my integrity than take any offer that would rubbish the highest standard I have maintained in my public service career.
“I was never indicted nor convicted of any offence or crime by any institution. The records of my stewardship are there in various institutions I served.
“Even though I am not a politician, I was chairman of various councils and institutions at different periods which include Kwara state council of supervisors for health; Kwara state college of education, Kwara state scholarship board, Kwara state rural water supply & sanitation agency, Kwara state universal basic education board, Kwara state teaching service commission, governing council, Kwara state college of Arabic & Islamic legal studies and governing council, Kwara state polytechnic, Ilorin.
“When I was nominated for ICPC, I was extremely happy to have the privilege to serve humanity with utmost level of commitment, sincerity and honesty.
“Nevertheless, with the turn of event on the allegations, I strongly believe the government will conduct thorough investigation over the allegations”, he said.