EFCC can probe Ekiti, court tells Fayose

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An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has declined an ex parte order sought by the State Government to restrain the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from investigating the finances of the state.

The EFCC had frozen Governor Ayodele Fayose's accounts with Zenith Bank and those of some of his associates after allegedly tracing N4.7bn from the Office of the National Security Adviser under Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.)

The defendants are the Speaker of the state's House of Assembly, the EFCC, the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, the Department of State Services, the Commissioner for Finance, Accountant General and five banks and their managers.

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