Outgoing Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has urged the EFCC to make available his bed ahead of his visit to the commission’s headquarters on Tuesday in Abuja.
Fayose’s tenure elapsed on Monday, and Kayode Fayemi, who Fayose succeeded, is expected to be sworn in on Tuesday.
Fayose is being investigated by the EFCC based on allegations he received about N1.3bn from the Office of the National Security Adviser through the then Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro.
“I will be there on Tuesday. I am not begging for any bail. It is up to them. If they want me, they should just give me a bed. I have done by bedclothes, I have done my pillowcase, I have my English and Yoruba bibles. I am prepared for them. Nobody should worry about me. Only cowards die many times before their deaths,” Fayose said earlier on Monday.
Concise News understands that governors and lawmakers on the platform of the PDP are planning to accompany fayose to the EFCC.
The source said, “Fayose will be going to the EFCC with governors and lawmakers. It will be the same way Senate President Bukola Saraki was accompanied by his colleagues when he went to the Code of Conduct Tribunal. We will be there to give him all the encouragement he needs,” Punch quoted a source as saying.