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EFCC arrests Fayose’s friend, Agbele over N4.7bn fraud



The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has finally arrested Abiodun Agbele for allegedly collaborating with Governor Ayodele Fayose to receive N1.219bn during the Ekiti State governorship election in 2014.
According to the anti-graft agency Agbele is Fayose’s closest friend.

The N1.219bn was said to be part of the N4.7bn that was allegedly diverted from the impress account of the Office of the National Security Adviser and deposited into the bank account of a company belonging to the sons of a former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro.
The commission said the money was paid into the company’s account with bank teller number 0540997 by an associate of the governor, Abiodun Agbele.