The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has invited former Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti for questioning on money laundering allegations.
In a letter dated May 12, the commission asked the ex-Ekiti governor to appear before the head of its Zonal Command Office in Kwara to answer questions bordering on money laundering activities.
In the letter issued by the Zone Commander, Micheal Nzekwe, the EFCC requested that Mr Fayemi should appear before it on May 18.
Reactibg to the EFCC’s invitation, Mr Fayemi said he would not honour the invitation on that day because he is preparing for a public presentation and launch of two new books in honour of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The ex-governor also said that he had committed himself to other programmes between May 19 and 24 before he got the invitation.
Mr Fayemi replied to the anti-corruption agency was conveyed in a letter dated May 15 through his lawyer Adeola Omotunde (SAN). The letter is requesting that Fayemi should be allowed to visit the EFCC’s office for interrogation after the inauguration of President-elect, Bola Tinubu on May 29..
Mr Fayemi’s lawyer appealed to EFCC. “We look forward to a positive response from you. Kindly accept our warm assurances in professional regard.