– The past governor of Ekiti state is said to be cooperating with the EFCC operatives
– Ayodele Fayose is currently responding to interrogation by the anti-graft operatives
– He is alleged to have been involved in a N1.3 billion fraud
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that the past governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has began to open up on allegations of N1.3 billion fraud leveled against him.
Vanguard reports that sources within the commission said the former governor has started responding to issues put to him by his interrogators at the EFCC’s office in Abuja.
It was gathered that an EFCC source said Fayose has started talking to operatives interrogating him on all the allegations against him.
“Fayose has surprisingly begun talking and we hope he can open up on all the issues we are putting to him relating to the ONSA cash of N1.3 billion and the issue of alleged kickbacks from contractors,” the source said.
Meanwhile, It was previously reported that on Tuesday, October 16, Fayose honored an invitation by the EFCC few hours to handing over power to the new governor of Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi.
The former governor was accompanied to the EFCC’s headquarters in Abuja by Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state and a former minister of aviation Femi Fani-Kayode.
Fayose, who was dressed in a Tee-shirt and faze cap with the inscription: “EFCC, I am here”, was accompanied by the governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, who is also a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).