Ayo Fayose, 9 Other Ex-Governors Still In Court – EFCC


Governor Ayodele Fayose of ekitiThe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,  in a statement on monday said Ekiti state Governor Ayodele Fayose and 9 other ex-governors are still currently standing trial for corrupt practices while they were in office.

Other Ex-governors that are still in variuos court includes Lucky Igbinedion (Edo), Chimaroke Nnamani (Enugu), Orji Uzor Kalu (Abia), Saminu Turaki (Jigawa), Joshua Dariye (Plateau), Abubakar Audu (Kogi), Danjuma Goje (Gombe), Aliyu Akwe Doma (Nasarawa) and Jolly Nyame (Taraba).

The Head, Media and Publicity of the Commission, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, said this at a press briefing in Abuja on Monday.

Mr. Uwujaren said however, the case of corrupt enrichment brought against Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has been temporarily put on hold following his election as the governor of the state in line with the immunity clause in the Nigerian Constitution.

The EFCC spokesperson disclosed that apart from seizing the assets of most of the suspects, it had also frozen the accounts of companies linked to the former state governors.