Court ruling in Fayose’s case cannot stand – EFCC


By Soni Daniel, and Adekunle Aliyu
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said that the ruling by the Federal High Court in Ekiti that the commission cannot investigate state finances was an error and cannot stand the test of time.

Ibrahim Magu, EFCC boss

The commission said it would appeal against the ruling so as to prove that it has the powers to investigate state finances.

The Head of Media and Publicity of the commission, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, gave the indication while responding to the decision of the court.

EFFC said it had already applied for the certified true copy of the ruling so as to appeal against it.

“The commission has applied for a certified true copy of the ruling of the Federal High Court, Ado Ekiti.

“We will study it and avail ourselves of the right of appeal. The EFCC is confident that the judgment cannot stand, ” Uwujaren said.

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