Former minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, yesterday, told a Federal High Court, Lagos how he gave $5 million to the immediate past governor Ayodele Fayose, three days to the 2014 Ekiti guber polls in his hotel room in Ado-Ekiti.
Obanikoro, who appeared as the fifth prosecution witness for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), testified before Justice Mojisola Olatoregun in the ongoing trial of the erstwhile governor, who is facing a N6.9 billion fraud charge.
The anti-graft agency arraigned Fayose on October 22, 2018 alongside his company, Spotless Investment Limited, on 11 counts.
He pleaded not guilty to the charges, and the court granted him bail in the sum of N50 million with one surety in like sum. Read more