The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Thursday, sealed the properties of the immediate past governor of Ekiti state Ayodele Fayose. Ado Ekiti
Fayose was arraigned by the anti-graft agency at the Federal High Court, Lagos, on October 22 on 11 counts over alleged N6.9 billion fraud.
He had pleaded not guilty to the charges, and the court granted him bail in the sum of N50 million with one surety in like sum.
The former governor, while reacting to EFCC’s action, accused the the anti-graft agency of “sealing innocent people’s house.”
“It is only in our country that an anti corruption agency will first go about sealing houses before determining the ownership, which can be done so easily by visiting relevant agencies,” Fayose said.
He also alleged that the anti-graft agency is working with the ruling All Progressives Congress government in Ekiti in another “wild goose chase and the usual media campaign” against him.