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FINALLY! Ayodele Fayose Regains His Freedom After 13 Days in EFCC Custody

👤 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.

READ ALSO : #DENISAURUS Views On The 2018 Ekiti Governorship Election: PDP Wins It In How It Tackled The Herdsmen Crisis In The State (LONG READ)

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.

READ ALSO : Kayode Fayemi Sworn In As Ekiti Governor While Fayose Visits EFCC Office

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.

READ ALSO : REVEALED : Corrupt EFCC Boss, Ibrahim Magu Suspiciously Promoted To Commissioner

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.

READ ALSO : Magu Led EFCC Is Being Used To Harass Opposition

Critics of Mr Magu, who is described as a “perennial offender” say he is using the anti graft agency to fight opposition.

READ ALSO : Corruption Briefing: Anti-Graft Tweet “Parri Over” To Fayose Proves That MAGU’s EFCC Is A Tool For Fighting Opposition

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