Immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has stated that anti graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) are planning to arrest and intimidate him less than 24 hours to the commencement of the 2019 general elections
He stated that the agency was after him and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar over “election money”. Fayose said this via his Twitter account Thursday night.
The tweet reads: “Just heard that some officials of @officialEFCC are in Ekiti to invade my residence in Afao Ekiti early morning tomorrow.
“They are coming to search my house for @atiku election money. @officialEFCC, I’m here and waiting.”
President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) will slug it out with Atiku on Saturday.
Earlier, the ruling party raised alarm of cash for votes in circulation.
The party claimed the PDP had ordered distribution of money across the country.
A statement by National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, said: ‘We caution Nigerians and all involved in the electoral process not to be influenced by huge money the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is moving around to buy votes and compromise the system.
“Our future should not be mortgaged to the leaders of PDP who are using our commonwealth they stole over 16 years to seek a return to power.”
In other news Ayodele Peter Fayose, has joined the rest of Nigerians in sending a classy congratulatory message to the governor of Akwa Ibom, Emmanuel Udom following his groundbreaking achievement in aviation for his state. Fayose while taking to his Twitter handle said the achievement is another demonstration of the governor’s(Emmanuel Udom) vision for a greater Akwa Ibom and Nigerians as a whole. Akwa Ibom state government launched the state’s owned ”Ibom Air” today, 20th February.
I congratulate my friend and brother, @MrUdomEmmanuel for achieving another first in Akwa Ibom State. #IbomAir is another demonstration of your vision for a greater Akwa Ibom and Nigeria that @OfficialPDPNig governors are known for.
Congratulations Akwa Ibomites!