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Court Orders Re-Arraignment Of Ex-Ekiti State Governor, Ayo-Fayose




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Embattled former Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, who is facing charges of N6.9billion fraud has been asked to appear before a federal high court unfailingly on 24th of June.

Naija News recalls that he was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Oct. 22. 2018, before Justice Mojisola Olatotegun, alongside a company, Spotless Investment Ltd.

However, the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Hon.Justice Adamu Abdu-kafarati had transferred the case from Olatoregun to a new judge, Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke, following a petition by the EFCC seeking a transfer of the case.

A new date of June 28 has now been foxed for re-arraignment of Fayose before Aneke.

The CJ’s letter of transfer had read as follows:

I refer to the petition of EFCC on this case and your Lordship’s comments thereto.

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“It is apparent that the prosecution has lost confidence in the judge trying this case and justice must not only be done but must be seen to have been done, I hereby transfer this case to Hon. Justice C. J. Aneke for hearing.”