The chief judge of the Federal High Court Adamu Abdul-Kafarati has transferred the criminal trial of Ayodele Fayose to a new judge.
Kafarati noted a petition against the trial judge by the prosecution, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission prompted the transfer.
The case has now been transferred to Chukwujekwu Aneke.
The anti-graft agency in a petition dated May 21, 2019, and signed by its chairman, Ibrahim Magu, sought the transfer of the case away from the trial judge, Mojisola Olatoregun. Read more