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‘EFCC I’m here,’ Fayose wears customised shirt to EFCC office
IMMEDIATE former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose on Tuesday reported at the old Headquarters of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC, Abuja wearing a customised shirt with an inscription “EFCC I’m Here!”
The former Governor shared his own picture on Twitter arriving at the headquarters of the anti-corruption agency wearing a blue T-shirt and a faze cap, backing a shuttle bag and a handbag.
He also said he was not being kept in any custody by the EFCC, noting that his media aide, Lere Olayinka, would take care of his Twitter handle for the period he would be at the anti-graft’s office.
“I’m not in the custody of EFCC. While I’m here, my media aide, @OlayinkaLere will operate this twitter handle,” Fayose wrote on Twitter.
After handing over the affairs of the state to his Head of Service on Sunday ahead of Tuesday inauguration of Kayode Fayemi as the new Governor of Ekiti State, Fayose was absent at the inauguration due to his appointment with the EFCC.
Fayose had said that he would be in Abuja with his bedclothes and pillowcase.
He had stated that he was going to Abuja to avoid all insinuations that he would run away from the country through any available route whenever he leaves office as the governor of Ekiti State.
Early in the day, he wrote that in a few minutes, he would be at the EFCC old office at Wuse 2, Abuja.
“In few minutes, I will be at the EFCC Old Office, Wuse 2, Abuja,” Fayose wrote.
“I’m a man who stands by his words and I hope that after today, those President Buhari’s men that have been accused of corruption will also be bold enough to submit themselves to the @officialEFCC.”
He is wanted by the EFCC to answer allegations that he received about N1.3bn from the Office of the National Security Adviser through the then Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro
Meanwhile, during his inauguration speech, Fayemi said that evidence has shown that the state has been plunged into debts of over N170billion.
He described Fayose’s exit from the office as “the end of an error.”