Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has been handed his flight ticket to Lagos by the EFCC ahead of his court case on Monday, October 22nd.
Fayose was charged to court by the EFCC last week for his alleged involvement in corrupt practices.
What Is EFCC Charging Fayose For?
Fayose is facing 11-count charges from the EFCC with questions asked over many of houses owned in his name and some reportedly, in his family members’ names.
He was accused of receiving a sum of $5.3million and N1.229billion from former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro and the office of the National Security Adviser, ONSA, as part of money shared from proceeds of corruption.
What Fayose Is Saying
The two-time Ekiti State governor was said to have only admitted knowing Obanikoro and his associate, Abiodun Agbele, who allegedly bought six choice properties for him in Lagos and Abuja.
He was also said to have confirmed during interrogation that Agbele bought the properties for him.
Who Is Representing Fayose In Court?
Human rights attorney and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mike Ozekhome will be representing Fayose at the Lagos High Court on Monday.
He is a versed attorney who has been involved in many cases of corruption and has represented many politicians before.