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Appeal court rejects EFCC’s bid to freeze Fayose’s accounts

The Court of Appeal, Ado Ekiti, on Tuesday dismissed a motion filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission seeking to stop Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, from operating his accounts with Zenith Bank.

The court said the motion was lacking in merit and speculative because the anti-graft agency suppressed material facts in the matter.

Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Ado Ekiti, had on January 31 dismissed a similar motion for stay of execution filed by the commission against his judgment delivered on December 13, 2016.

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