The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has documented corruption allegations against the previous legislative head of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, and his hotel, Spotless Investment Limited.
It was discovered that the EFCC documented the charges under the steady gaze of the Federal High Court in Abuja. Previous Ekiti Governor Ayodele Fayose’s preliminary will no doubt start at a Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday, as indicated by reports. In view of the preliminary, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has moved Fayose from Abuja to Lagos today.
As indicated by reports, the EFCC affirmed Friday that Fayose has been served charges and preliminary notice.
The ex-senator is confronting preliminary regarding N1.299 billion and $5.3 million purportedly assigned to him by the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) from N4.65 billion slush support supposedly shared by ONSA. the ex-senator denied gathering $5.3 million from a previous Minister of State for Defense, Mr. Musiliu Obanikoro.
He was said to have just conceded knowing Obanikoro and his partner, Abiodun Agbele, who supposedly purchased six decision properties for him in Lagos and Abuja.
He was likewise said to have affirmed amid cross examination yesterday that Agbele purchased the properties for him.
Fayose is blamed for accepting about N1.3bn when he “ought to have known that the said fund formed part of the proceeds of an unlawful activity of Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), the then National Security Adviser, and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 18(a) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act, 2011 (as amended in 2012) and punishable under Section 15 (3) of the same Act.”
The previous senator was blamed for sending his helper, Abiodun Agbele, to get about N1.3bn from a previous Minister of State for Defense, Musiliu Obanikoro, at some point in June 2014.
The cash was said to have radiated from Dasuki’s office. As per the EFCC, the N1.3bn was traveled to Akure Airport and Obanikoro gave over the cash to Agbele, who is likewise standing preliminary for defilement.
The EFCC said authorities of Zenith Bank touched base at the Akure Airport landing area in a bullion van to pass on all the money to the bank’s vault situated at 13, Alagbaka Estate, Akure. Appended as proof are bank employees Agbele purportedly gave as bank guidelines at various occasions to pay in cash into Fayose’s Zenith Bank account even after the races.
As indicated by the commission, Agbele guided the bank to pay N137m into the record of Ayodele Fayose with number 1003126654 and Bank Verification Number 22338867502.
The bank employee dated June 26, 2014, was filled by Agbele with teller number 0556814. Agbele likewise supposedly guided the bank to exchange N118,760,000 to a similar record and paid in N50m money into Fayose’s record.
The commission said on April 7, 2015, a while later, Fayose by and by moved N300m to his settled store account at Zenith Bank with number 9013074033.
As indicated by the counter join office, on the guidance of Fayose, Agbele saved N100m to the record of Spotless Investment Limited, an inn which is possessed by Fayose and his significant other, Olayemi. Fayose supposedly utilized piece of the cash to purchase houses in Abuja and Lagos.
The houses have since been seized while his financial balances with a parity of N380m have been solidified. No date has been settled for hearing.
In any case, Fayose’s media associate, Lere Olayinka, said the previous senator is holding up to be charged to court, at whatever point the EFCC is prepared. He asserted that the EFCC does not have proof to arraign the ex-senator.