December 13, 2016

EFCC to appeal court order to defreeze Fayose's Accounts


Following the court ruling that the freezing of Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose's accounts was unlawful, the Economic and Financial Times Commision wants to appeal against that order .A statement by EFCC reads
The attention the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has been drawn the order by Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti state asking it to defreeze the accounts of Governor Ayo Fayose in Zenith Bank.
While the Commission awaits the certified copy of the ruling, it is important to point out that this order contradicts another order by Justice M. B Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos which gave the Commission the nod to freeze the accounts pending the conclusion of investigation. This order from a court of coordinate jurisdiction was not set aside by Justice Taiwo.
In spite of this, the Commission has taken immediate step to appeal the order by Justice Taiwo

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