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Fayose’s re-arraignment stalled as EFCC begins new investigation

The arranged re-arraignment of a previous Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, under the steady gaze of the Federal High Court in Lagos was slowed down on Friday as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said it had started another examination on the ex-senator.

The EFCC had on October 22, 2018, summoned Fayose for supposed extortion of N2.2bn before Justice Mojisola Olatoregun six days after he finished his residency as a senator.

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He was summoned close by his firm, Spotless Limited, on 11 tallies verging on the criminal rupture of trust, burglary, and illegal tax avoidance.

The arraignment had opened the preliminary on November 19, 2018, and got 13 observers out of the 15 observes recorded when the EFCC composed an appeal to the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court,

Justice Adamu Abdu-Kafarati, mentioning that the case is moved from Justice Olatoregun before it was along these lines moved to Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke.

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During Friday procedures, counsel for Fayose, Ola Olanipekun (SAN), educated the court regarding an application under the watchful eye of the court looking for that the issue to be come back to the previous preliminary judge, Justice Olatoregun.

Olanipekun later educated the court that the litigants had selected to pull back the issue with the arraignment.

Upon the withdrawal of the complaint by the resistance, counsel for EFCC, S.A Obafemi, educated the court that the arraignment of the ex-senator couldn’t go on as he was being examined in different issues, Punch reports.

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Be that as it may, Justice Aneke maintained the petition of the EFCC and suspended till July 2 for re-arraignment.

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