Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has declared that President Mohammadu Buhari was using an equally corrupt Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stamp out corruption in Nigeria, insisting that the President must start the corruption fight from his party and immediate aides since charity begins from home.The governor said:
“EFCC opinions remain their opinions and if they are so sure of whatever information they have, they should go to court and stop subjecting Nigerians to media trial and that no amount of media trial from the same elements that orchestrated my removal in 2006 can erode my popularity among Ekiti people.”
He said any property that may be linked to him or his company was bought legitimately and his properties were duly declared in his assets declaration form and sources of such funds were not illicit.
In a release issued on Wednesday by the Special Assistant to the Governor on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, maintained that his election was funded by Zenith Bank as well as donations from friends and associates, adding that;
“As a promising candidate of my party, I cannot stop Nigerians from supporting my election like every other candidates of other political, including President Buhari.”
He said since the money he got for his election was from legitimate sources and not from the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) as being concocted, how the money was spent remained his own business and not that of anyone.
The governor also debunked the reported allegation by the EFCC that he received bribe from any contractor in Ekiti; saying; “if they have anything against me, they should keep their gun powder dry.
“Because in 2006 when they took me to court, their allegations crumbled like pack of cards because court decisions are founded on facts and law, and …Read More
Source:: Linda Ikeji Blog