Court Rejects Fayose’s Request To Stop EFCC Probe

Channels Television  
Updated August 18, 2016

Ayodele FayoseA High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital has declined an ex parte order sought by the state government to restrain the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from investigating the finances of the state.

The presiding judge, Justice Cornelius Akintayo ordered the applicant to put the defendants in the case on notice to prepare for defence.

He consequently adjourned the suit till August 23 when parties are expected to appear and argue the motion on notice.

The motion was filed by the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Owoseni Ajayi, to stop the anti-graft agency from investigating the accounts of the state government.