I’m Not Afraid Of EFCC – Fayose Boasts

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The outgoing Governor of Ekiti State , Ayodele Fayose has said he is ready to face the investigation team of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission .

According to a media report , the EFCC had already set up a special team to grill the governor for allegedly receiving over N1.2 bn from a former National Security Adviser , Col Sambo Dasuki (rtd. ) through a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro .

Fayose who said he had a clear conscience, told the commission to expect him in its office on October 16, a day after the expiration of his tenure.

 He who has clear conscience fears no foe. The EFCC should still expect me at 1 pm next Tuesday , ” he said .

Fayose spoke on Wednesday during the inauguration of a new school he built in his Afao- Ekiti home country as part of
his legacies projects in the state.

At the event, he asked workers to collect their outstanding four months ’ salaries from the incoming governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi.

He said the funds he could have used to pay them as expected had been withheld by the Federal Government ahead of Fayemi’s resumption.

“ They paid other states Paris Refund , they didn’t pay Ekiti ; Fayemi should help me pay the money. They didn’ t pay Ekiti N2 .2 bn Budget Support Fund; my promise is fulfilled but the money is in the hands of the government, they should help me to pay. ”

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