A usable of the Monetary and Monetary Wrongdoings Commission, Abubakar Aliyu Madaki, who is remaining as an indictment witness, PW13, in the preliminary of Ayo Fayose, previous Ekiti State Lead representative on Friday, described how the ex-lead representative purportedly took N1.2 billion.
Fayose and Unblemished Venture Restricted were first summoned on October 22, 2018 preceding Equity Mojisola Olatoregun, prior to being re-charged on July 2, 2019 on 11-count charges verging on illegal tax avoidance and taking to the tune of N6.9bn.
For the situation directed on Friday by Equity Chukujekwu Aneke at the Government High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, the observer said the amount of N1,219,000,000 got by Fayose from previous Clergyman of State for Guard, Musiliu Obanikoro, came from the imprest accounts domiciled in the workplace of previous Public safety Counsel, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd).
Uncovering further the examination that left to this revelation, Madaki, drove in proof by the arraignment counsel, Rotimi Jacobs, SAN, nitty gritty: “The cash was let out of the imprest accounts in the Workplace of the Secretary to the Public authority of the Organization, SGF, heavily influenced by the previous Public safety Consultant, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd).
“The cáse by the máin respôndent thát thé N1,219,000,000 gót fróm the previoús Pastôr of Státe for Sáfeguard, Mûsiliu Obanikoro, wâs the missión asséts from his ideológical group, the People groups Leftist alliance, PDP, was examined. In our examinations, we reached the People groups Progressive alliance’s secretariat in Abuja. The party denied getting any cash from the Public safety Guide or from the Workplace of the Secretary to the Public authority of the League.
The party likewise said it gave no mission cash to Representative Musiliu Obanikoro to give the main litigant. Thus, the assets moved from Jewel Bank to Peak Bank were plainly the assets that came from the imprest account, which was heavily influenced by the workplace of the Public safety Guide to President Goodluck, Jonathan, Colonel Sambo Dasuki,” he said.
As per him, Fayose utilized the cash and purchased property worth N270 Million from one Rabiu Kundili in Abuja and furthermore kept, in a decent record, the amount of N100 Million out of the N1.2bn.
He said between June 17 and 27, 2014, the amount of N150 Million money was stopped into the ledger of the subsequent litigant, Perfect Speculation Restricted, by Biodun Agbele, who was an assistant to Fayose.
Madaki likewise let the court know that the amount of N168 million was saved into Perfect Speculation Restricted’s financial balance on August 24, 2016 and that both Fayose and Agbele couldn’t make sense of the wellspring of the cash kept into the record of the subsequent litigant.
Subsequent to paying attention to the case, the adjudicator concluded the matter till November 24, 2023 for continuation of preliminary.