Breaking News: Court Grants Fayose Leaf to travel abroad for medical needs

Former Ekiti state governor Ayodele Fayose has been re-arraigned for an alleged 6.9 billion naira fraud, at the federal high court, ikoyi, Lagos.

He pleaded not guilty  before justice chukwujekwu aneke. His company, spotless investment ltd is also charged with him.

Justice aneke maintained the existing bail conditions of 50 milion naira with a surety in like sum on the former governor. Defense counsel, Ola Olanipekun, SAN, also applied for the temporary release of the accused's international passport, to enable him travel abroad for medical treatment.

The judge granted the request, but ordered that mr fayose returns the passport to the court registrar on or before september 16. Dates for accelerated hearing have neen fixes for september 16-19, and october 21-25.

The defendants had earlier been standing trial before justice mojisola olatoregun, but the case was transferred to justice aneke after the EFCC accused justice olatoregun of bias.


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