Court denies Ayodele Fayose bail, remains in EFCC custody


The Mojisola Olatoregun-led Federal High Court in Lagos has, Monday, denied the immediate past governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose bail.Ayodele Fayose pleads not guilty to charges against him

The former Governor who is on an 11-count charge bordering on money laundering, abuse of public office, criminal breach of trust and stealing, up

to the tune of  N4.7bn preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Fayose who arrived the court this morning, around 8:30 am, was brought in by officials of the EFCC.

Fayose has been in the detention of the EFCC for the past 5 days.

When the charges were read to him, he pleaded not guilty.

His counsel, Kanu Agabi, filed a bail application on behalf of his client but the presiding judge, Mojisola Olatoregun rejected his bail application and ordered that Fayose should remain in EFCC custody till Wednesday.

The case was adjourned to Wednesday.



Hi there, I am Jeremiah Michael from Edo state, Nigeria. Currently a law student in Ambrose Alli University. Blogging came as another way to showcase what I have to offer

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