Court fixes April 26 as trial date for Fayose in N6.9b fraud

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has fixed April 26, for the trial of a former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose.

The controversial Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain alongside others were three years ago charged with alleged N6.9 billion money laundering.

Fayose is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

He was first arraigned on October 22, 2018, before Justice Mojisola Olatoregun, alongside his company, Spotless Investment Ltd, on 11 counts bordering on fraud and money laundering offences.

He had pleaded not guilty to the charges and was granted bail on October 24, 2018, in the sum of N50 million with sureties in like sum.

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