Ekiti Election Funding Scandal: Governor Fayose’s Aide Confesses In EFCC Detention


Abiodun Agbele (a.k.a Abbey), an aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State who was arrested last Wednesday in respect of his alleged role in the launder huge sums of money from of the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) between 2014 and 2015 , has started telling investigators how he was used by the governor and former Minister of State for Defence Mr. Musiliu Obanikoro. INFORMATION NIGERIA in this piece bring to you his revelations.

He said the money was sourced from the SAS Imprest Account of the ONSA under Col. Sambo Dasuki, immediate past NSA, before the 2014 governorship election in Ekiti State.

He also said out of the sum, about N1.219billion was transferred to Fayose through him and a company De Privateer Limited, which is owned by him.

He equally said that the ONSA allegedly wired the N4.745billion via Sylvan Mcnamara Limited, a phony company run by former Obanikoro and his sons.

According to the him, the N1, 219 billion, which was flown as cash in an aircraft air through Akure Airport, was not deposited in any account.

It was kept in a vault at a Zenith Bank branch and it took the bank officials about 10 days to count. The bankers refused to make entry until it was counted,

He also said that on June 26, 2014,  N137million was paid into Fayose’s account 10003126654 with Zenith Bank through Teller-0556814 by himself.

He equally said he  paid N50million into the same account On August 22, 2014.

He then said that he paid another N118, 760,000 into Fayose’s account on 27/8/14 and deposited another N100million from the N1, 219, 490,000 into Spotless Hotel Account run by Fayose and his wife, Helen Olayemi Fayose with Account No. 1010170969,

The governor and his wife are said to be the two directors and signatories of Spotless Hotel account,” according to him.



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