Anti-graft Agency, EFCC Re-arraigns Former Ekiti Governor, Fayose Over N1.2billion Fraud, Others | Sahara Reporters

Fayose and one of his associates, Abiodun Agbele, were alleged to have on June 17, 2014, taken possession of N1.219billion.

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Anti-graft Agency, officialEFCC Re-arraigns Former Ekiti Governor, Fayose Over N1.2billion Fraud, Others | Sahara Reporters

Fayose and one of his associates, Abiodun Agbele, were alleged to have on June 17, 2014, taken possession of N1.219billion.

Dec 02, 2021Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, was on Thursday arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos State.Fayose was arraigned alongside his company, Spotless Limited, before Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke, on 11 counts bordering on fraud and money laundering offences.

In the amended charge, Fayose and one of his associates, Abiodun Agbele, were alleged to have on June 17, 2014, taken possession of N1.219billion to fund Fayose's 2014 gubernatorial campaign in Ekiti State.Meanwhile, Agbele is standing trial on alleged money laundering offences before another division of the court.

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officialEFCC This evil government is just after southerners how many northerners have they arrested we can see how our politicians are fooling themselves officialEFCC Leader sin is a leading sin officialEFCC Why is it only people from the Southern part of Nigeria that are being paraded for financial crimes while the real criminals in the North go untouched. EndNigeriaNow

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EFCC presents more evidence in Fayose’s trialThe commission alleged that Mr Fayose received a cash payment of $5 million (about N1.8 bn) from the then Minister of State for Defence... I still wondered why it takes them this long

by SaharaReporters, New York Dec 02, 2021 Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, was on Thursday arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos State. Fayose was arraigned alongside his company, Spotless Limited, before Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke, on 11 counts bordering on fraud and money laundering offences. In the amended charge, Fayose and one of his associates, Abiodun Agbele, were alleged to have on June 17, 2014, taken possession of N1.219billion to fund Fayose's 2014 gubernatorial campaign in Ekiti State. Meanwhile, Agbele is standing trial on alleged money laundering offences before another division of the court. Both accused persons were accused of committing criminal breach of trust, theft and stealing of public funds. The charge also stated that the duo, on the same June 17, 2014, without going through financial institutions, received the sum of $5million, from Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, who was the then Minister of state for Defence. The EFCC accused Fayose to have on April 7, 2015, retained the sum of N300million, in his fixed deposit account number 9013074033, domiciled in Zenith Bank Plc. Fayose and his company, Spotless Limited were also alleged to have, between June 17 and August 4, 2014, taken control of the sum of N317million, and deposited same in Zenith Bank Plc account number 1010170969. It was also alleged that the former Ekiti State Governor, between, June 26 and August 27, 2014, took control of the sum of N305million, which formed part of proceeds of an unlawful act, and in his Zenith Banks' account number 1003126654. He was also accused of procuring Agbele and a company, De-privateer Limited, to retain the sum of N719million in Zenith Bank's account number, 1013835889. See Also