EFCC Uncovers Fayose’s Properties In Abuja, Lagos As Governor’s Son Absconds To Brussels
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may have uncovered some properties bought by Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose since he assumed the number one seat in the state.
This is even as the son to the governor has reportedly absconded to bruseels following the discovery of Ekiti State fund in his account.
Abusidiqu has reported earlier that the EFCC has launched a hunt for Fayose’s properties many of whom were purchased in Abuja, Lagos and Dubai using fronts.
New York based news medium, SaharaReporters posted via its twitter handle on Sunday that EFCC sources said they’ve found two properties worth ?1.1b bought by Governor Fayose in Victoria Island.
Some of the governors properties were also discovered to have been bought in Abuja, the Online platform quoted the EFCC sources as saying.
These properties were all acquired after Fayose became governor of Ekiti State in 2014.
Two of the governor’s friends were reportedly interrogated on the properties. They included one Abbey, who was said to have been brought to Abuja from Lagos on Friday and another friend of the governor known as Fatai, who was said to have allegedly aided the governor in securing his deposits in the bank.
The bank deposits an EFCC source said were used to purchase choice properties in Abuja, Lagos and Dubai through other banks in Ekiti which the EFCC is now working on.
Both Abbey and Fatai are said said to be in the know of the properties.
Meanwhile, Rogba Fayose, son to the Ekiti State governor, is reported to have absconded to Brussels after offficlas of the EFCC traced ?200million state funds to his personal account.
There are no further details, but wife of the governor, Feyisetan Fayose has also been linked to receiving money from the Arms deal fund.
She was said to have received N100m through an account which is operated by her and her husband.
According to the EFCC, the money, which emanated from the account of the Office of the National Security Adviser, was paid into the Zenith Bank account of Spotless Investment Limited on June 17, 2014, less than a week to the June 21 governorship election in Ekiti State.