Court orders EFCC to vacate Fayose’s properties

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja yesterday ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to de-freeze all properties belonging to Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, that were early confiscated based on the order of the court made on July 20 and August 2.

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba gave the order while ruling on application filed by Governor Fayose through his counsel, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN).The Governor had made the application shortly after EFCC had seized his properties.

Ruling on the application which was argued yesterday, Justice Dimgba noted that the interim orders which were made on July 20 and reaffirmed on August , were made to last for 45 days to enable the anti-graft agency carry out its investigations.

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