What EFCC Did To Me And My Son In Ekiti – Fani-kayode’s Wife Reveals


Precious , wife of former minister of aviation has explained what transpired between her and some of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, , in Ekiti State Monday.

Mrs. had gone to Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, to see Governor Ayodele Fayose when she stopped at the branch of in the town to withdraw money. She was stopped by some of the anti-graft agency.

Speaking with Punch after the drama, Mrs. lamented that she was badly treated by the while her baby was denied food.

She warned the anti-graft agency to leave her alone as she was not a politician but a private person.

She stated, “I’m not a politician and that account had been dormant for about five years. I only activated it last month in Port Harcourt.

“I decided to go to to make some withdrawals when I was detained on the instructions of the .

“They told me the account had been frozen and they were asked by the to arrest me on the spot.

“I have been operating the account since 2005 when I was a student in the university. They had earlier frozen my two bank accounts which they have not opened till today and I have been waiting for them to invite me, but up till today, they have not.

“The balance in the account is just N200,000; so, I don’t know what their interest is. I’m a private person. I have not received any political fund; so, why are they trying to starve my family?

“That account has nothing to do with politics. This is dehumanising. I had to called the governor to inform him of the development.”

Condemning the action of the and the attitude of the bank , Fayose warned the anti-graft agency against becoming lawless and reckless against Nigerians.

Fayose added, “They can’t try that nonsense in my state. If they try it, there will be a showdown. They are over-stepping their boundary.

“This is a country that operates a constitution. What kind of molestation is this, taking away the rights of Nigerians because you are investigating?

“Must they terrorise people because they are in opposition? I have demanded an apology from the bank. If it fails to do that, I’m done with them. This is lawlessness.”

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