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EFCC arraigns Fayose in Lagos court

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned the former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, before the Federal High Court, Lagos, on charges of corruption and abuse of office.

Fayose, who had reported to the EFCC Headquarters in Abuja on October 16, a day after former Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Kayode Fayemi, was sworn in as the new Governor of Ekiti State.

He has remained in custody since then and was transferred to the Lagos office of the EFCC on Sunday ahead of his arraignment in court on Monday.

Fayose pleaded not guilty to the charges against him.

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