The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and a former governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi are currently embroiled in war of words over alleged moves to prosecute the former governor by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
While the PDP raised alarm over plans to shield Fayemi from inevitable arrest and prosecution by EFCC, the former governor said the party was merely hallucinating.
In a statement by the state’s Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Jackson Adebayo alleged that some leaders of APC were planning to approach President Muhammadu Buhari through his closets men from the north in a “desperate attempt to shield Fayemi from inevitable arrest and prosecution by EFCC”.
The party said “it has come to our notice that there is a sinister motive by the leaderships of the All Progressive Congress to put presure on the presidency to halt the investigation of the former APC governor by the EFCC when it dawned on them that the various petitions before the EFCC on the financial mismanagement of the APC administration in Ekiti State between 2010 and 2014 can not be ignored again by the anti graft body in its current moves against past governors.”,
The PDP said it was aware that the Special Fraud Unit of the Nigeria police have reached an advanced stage in their investigation of the financial mismanagement of the immediate past government in Ekiti State and alleged outright diversion of money meant for the state to private pockets.
“We are also aware that Fayemi has approached a top security chief who is very close to the president to intervene,“ the party said.
However, in his reaction, Chief Press Secretary to Fayemi, Olayinka Oyebode declared that “I think the PDP-led government in the state is merely hallucinating.”
“This is a pure case of hallucination. You and I know …Read More
Source:: New Mail