• Court strikes out Governor Fayose’s request to stop EFCC probe

    Court strikes out Governor Fayose’s request to stop EFCC probe

    A High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has declined to grant an ex parte order sought by the Ayo Fayose administration to restrain the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from investigating the finances of the state.

    Justice Cornelius Akintayo refrained from granting the order on the grounds that all the defendants in the case should be put on notice to prepare for their defence at the court.

    The judge consequently adjourned the suit to August 23 and ordered all parties in […]