– The outgoing governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has been placed on a watch list
– EFCC in a letter addressed to the comptroller-general of Nigeria Customs Service said Fayose may be planning to flee the country
– The anti-graft agency in it’s letter to the customs asked that Fayose be watched
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has asked the Nigeria customs service to place outgoing governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, on its watch list, The Cable reports
We gathered that Fayose, whose tenure ends on October 16, is being investigated by the anti-graft commission for alleged abuse of office, money laundering, among others.
EFCC in a letter dated September 12 and signed by Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the EFCC said Fayose may be planning to flee the country.
The letter read: “There is a reasonable suspicion suggesting that he may likely leave the country either through the land borders, airports or seaports in order to evade investigation. Hence, you are kindly requested to watch-list him and arrest him,”
See the letter below:
The customs in its response instructed all zonal coordinators, area commanders and comptrollers to monitor Fayose.
“Consequently, you are requested to monitor the subject and report to Economic and Financial Crimes Commission through the provided contact details if sighted,” the customs wrote in a letter dated September 14.