EFCC Transfers Fani-Kayode To Lagos Despite Meeting Bail Conditions

EFCC Transfers Fani-Kayode To Lagos Despite Meeting Bail Conditions

Chief Femi Fani-Kayode (3rd-l) and wife, Precious Chikwendu
Chief Femi Fani-Kayode (3rd-l) and wife, Precious Chikwendu (2nd-r) and his associates, arriving the premises of the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos State where he was standing trail for corruption on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. He was discharged and acquitted of all charges. | NAN

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has transferred former spokesperson of Goodluck Jonathan’s Presidential Campaign Organization, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, to Lagos State despite meeting his bail conditions.

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Fani-Kayode’s special assistant on media, Jude Ndukwe, disclosed the development to The Trent on Thursday, May 19, 2016.

According to him, the anti-graft commission did not give any reason for the transfer of Fani-Kayode who has been in their custody since Monday, May 9, 2016.

The commission had on Friday, May 6, 2016 sent an official invitation letter to Fani-Kayode to explain his role in the presidential campaign funds of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2015 presidential elections.

Ndukwe opined that the agency were only trying to punish the former aviation minister and keep him away from his family.

He said: “They just want to stress him, take him away from his family in order to break him.

“We do not know why he was moved, we just want to believe it is one of the antics of the EFCC to just harass him and keep him away from as many of his relatives and associates as possible.

“I don’t even think that there was any need for the transfer, if there was something they wanted to get regarding their investigation, they would have as well done in Abuja,” he said.

“So we see no reason why he should be moved to Lagos, except for their own ulterior motive. After having spent nearly two weeks in detention at the EFCC facility here in Abuja what are they planning to get from him in Lagos.”


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