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EFCC to Appeal Court Order on Fayose’s Accounts

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…Jude Johnson

The  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said its going to appeal the order by Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti state asking it to defreeze the accounts of Governor Ayo Fayose in Zenith Bank.

The Head of Media and Publicity, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, stated on Tuesday the the Commission, will however await the certified copy of the ruling.

Uwujaren also pointed out that the order contradicts another order by Justice M. B Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos which gave the Commission the nod to freeze the accounts pending the conclusion of investigation.

“This order from a court of coordinate jurisdiction was not set aside by Justice Taiwo,” he said.

In spite of this, he said, the Commission has taken immediate step to appeal the order by Justice Taiwo.


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