Buhari’s administration is set to jail or detain the wife of Ekiti State Governor, Mrs. Feyisetan Fayose through the instrumentality of EFCC.
She is being investigated for an alleged 100 million naira she received through an account operated by her and her husband.
The EFCC explained that the said money was wired and authorized by Dasuki Sambo and originated from the account of the Office of the National Security Adviser.
Dasuki Sambo, the former NSA and other close associates of former president Goodluck Jonathan are still being detained for their alleged role in squandering monies meant for arms procurement.
The money was later lodged into a Zenith bank account operated by Spotless Investment Limited on June 17, 2014; ‘just few days the gubernatorial election of Ekiti State.
The money was deposited with teller number 0540997 by Abiodun Agbele, a close associate of Governor Fayose. Fayose and his wife are the sole signatories to the account.
An EFCC operative stated that “N100m was paid into the Spotless Investment Limited account with number 1010170969 at Zenith Bank. The two signatories are Fayose, with Bank Verification Number 22338867502, and his wife, Helen Olayemi, with BVN 22298990256.”
According to the constitution, Governor Fayose is covered by immunity. His wife does not enjoy such favor.
The People’s Democratic Party has reacted to the freezing of Fayose’s account. The said the freezing is undemocratic, autocratic, oppressive and draconian.
The All Progressive Congress, APC, reacted to PDP’s claim stating that “For the umpteenth time, the PDP and their agents do not have the luxury of dictating how the current administration and the anti-corruption agencies carry out their legitimate duties of investigating and prosecuting cases of corruption as long as they conform to the rule of law.
“The PDP Caucus must be reminded of their primary responsibility of law-making and representation of their constituents at the National Assembly.”