Fayose arrives court as trial on N1.3 corruption allegation begins

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Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has arrived Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos this morning as trial on a N1.3 billion corruption case against him commences.

Fayose was detained in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commision(EFCC) after presenting himself to the agency.

Fayose is accused of receiving N1.3 billion, money alleged to have been part of fund earmarked for prosecution of war against Boko Haram and  sent by the former National Security Adviser(NSA), Col Sambo Dasuki, who is now in detention. The fund

The ex-governor arrived around 8:30am, in a White Toyota Hiace bus with an Abuja number plate: BWR-630AT, in company of officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and officers of the Nigerian Police Force.

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