EFCC To Invite Fayose’s Wife Over Money Laundering Allegation


By Esther Okafor

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is set to invite Feyisetan Fayose, the wife of Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, over N100million she received through an account she and her husband operated.

EFCC report says the money came from the account of the Office of the National Security Adviser, NSA, and was paid into the Zenith Bank account of Spotless Investment Limited with bank teller number 1010170969 by Abiodun Agbele, an associate of the governor on June 17, 2014, less than a week to the June 21 governorship election in Ekiti State.

The two signatories are Fayose, with Bank Verification Number 22338867502, and his wife, Helen Olayemi, with BVN 22298990256.

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The account has since been frozen by the anti-graft agency.

As a sitting governor, Fayose cannot be prosecuted or arrested because he enjoys immunity. His wife, however, has no immunity,” the source added.



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