EFCC ‘grills Fayemi over alleged misappropriation of N4bn’



Kayode Fayemi, former Ekiti State is reportedly being interrogated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegations of N4 billion misappropriation.

Fayemi, according to reports, is at the zonal command of the anti-graft agency in Ilorin, Kwara state capital.

Sources privy to the development disclosed that Fayemi arrived at the EFCC facility at about 10am on Thursday.

The probe is said to be connected to the handling of funds during his tenure as governor of Ekiti state.

Fayemi, a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), was governor of the state from 2018 to 2022. He handed over to Biodun Oyebanji after the latter won the governorship election in June 2022.

The former governor had reportedly written the EFFC seeking to delay his invitation over the alleged misappropriation of funds.

He was said to have requested a postponement due to his participation in the launch of two books in honour of former President Muhammadu Buhari.

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