👤 By Adenike Lucas, DENISAURUS News
The Federal High Court, Ikoyi has released Ayodele Fayose on bail.
Mr Fayose, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and the immediate past Governor of Ekiti, who is being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, was granted a N50 million bail.
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The former Ekiti Governor who was arrested after he presented himself to the anti-graft agency on October 16, was released today after meeting the requirement of his bail, DENISAURUS News can report.
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According to his spokesperson, he will return to court on November 19.
Mr Fayose, who made a bold statement of his entrance at the anti-graft agency is being investigated over the receipt of the sum of N1.3billion and $5.377million from the Office of the former National Security Adviser.
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The EFCC led by Ibrahim Mustafa Magu said it will begin investigation into Mr Fayose hours after the PDP lost the election in Ekiti, leading many to believe the acting chairman of the commission was being partisan.
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Critics of Mr Magu, who is described as a “perennial offender” say he is using the anti graft agency to fight opposition.
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