Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, that he is ready to be probed.
He also said he would be ready to submit himself to the commission on October 16, a day after he hands over to Kayode Fayemi, governor-elect.
“He who has clear conscience fears no foe. The EFCC should still expect me at 1pm next Tuesday,” he said.
The EFCC has reportedly set up a special team to grill the governor for allegedly receiving over N1.2 billion from Sambo Dasuki, a former National Security Adviser, through Musiliu Obanikoro, a former Minister of State for Defence.
Fayose, who said this at the inauguration of a new school, Gifted Academy International, he built in his Afao-Ekiti home country, urged workers to ensure they collect their four months’ outstanding salaries from Fayemi. He accused the Federal Government of withholding the money he could have used to settle the arrears.
“They paid other states Paris Refund, they didn’t pay Ekiti; Fayemi should help me pay the money.
“They didn’t pay Ekiti N2.2bn Budget Support Fund; my promise is fulfilled but the money is in the hands of the government, they should help me to pay,” he said.