-EFCC releases arrested Ekiti state government officials after 14 days in detention.
-Gov. Fayose has therefore directed public servants in the state to join him in a victory rally.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has let go of the two Ekiti sate government officials earlier arrested by the anti graft agency.
Toyin Ojo, Ekiti State Finance Commissioner and the Accountant-General, Mrs Yemisi Owolabi, regained their freedom after 14 days in EFCC custody.
Lere Olayinka, the media aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose, made the disclosure in a statement released by him yesterday.
“Today, God gave Ekiti State and its people another victory over the EFCC and its APC collaborators as the State Commissioner for Finance, Chief Toyin Ojo and Accountant General, Mrs Yemisi Owolabi were released after spending 14 days in EFCC detention for doing nothing.
“In celebration of this victory over agents of tyranny, all public servants in Ekiti State are enjoined to converge on Fajuyi, Ado Ekiti by 10 am tomorrow, Thursday, October 12, 2017 to welcome the Commissioner for Finance and the Accountant General back to the State.
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“Consequently, Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has directed that public servants in Ekiti State should work for half day tomorrow so as to enable them to join the governor to give heroic welcome to the Commissioner for Finance and Accountant General.
“Governor Fayose will be at Fajuyi, Ado Ekiti at 10am. All lovers of justice should join the governor to welcome our commissioner for Finance and Accountant General back to the State,” the statement read.
Recall both officiials were arrested by the EFCC on September 28 over allegations of their involvement in the mismanagement of the bail out fund paid to the state by the federal government.
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