Fayose Submits Himself to Investigation, Promises to Make Himself Available to EFCC
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has written a letter to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) stating that he’ll be coming in for the agency to conduct investigations.
His letter which was dated September 10 was addressed to the Chairman of EFCC, Mr Ibrahim Magu.
According to Fayose, he will report at the EFFC office after handing over to the Ekiti State Governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi, who will be sworn into office on October 16.
Fayose added that he took the decision due to his belief in the rule of law, noting that he is prepared to clarify all the issues surrounding the anti-graft body’s investigations on the stated date.
Read the letter below:
“Several and serial actions of your commission for some time now, including but not limited to freezing of my accounts and attempts to secure temporary forfeiture of my properties, are indicative of the Commission’s desire to have me clarify some issues or answer some questions but for the immunity that I enjoy under Section 308 of the 1999 Constitution as sitting governor of Ekiti State.
“I wish to inform you that my term of office pursuant to which I enjoy immunity against investigation and prosecution under the above provision shall lapse by effluxion of time on Monday, October 15, 2018.
“As a responsible citizen of our great country, who believes in the rule of law, I wish to inform you of my decision to make myself available on your office on Tuesday, 16th October 2018 at 1pm to clarify issues or answer questions on issues within my knowledge.
“Kindly confirm the suitability of the above date or indicate by return, the Commission’s convenient date.
“Please receive the assurances of my highest regard and due consideration.”