How we airlifted N1.219b to Ekiti for Fayose — Obanikoro

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Senator Musiliu Obanikoro on November 29, 2023, told Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the how the sum of N1.219 billion cash was airlifted to former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose for the governorship election in the state

Fayose is facing trial by the EFCC, alongside his firm, Spotless Investment Limited, following their alleged involvement in N6.9 billion money laundering.

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When prosecution counsel, Wahab Shittu, SAN asked him to shed light on the source of the said N1.219billion, Obanikoro replied that the former National Security Adviser, Col Sambo Dasuki (rtd) was the one who contacted him that the said money had been paid into the account of Sylvan Mcnamara Ltd.

I handed over the N1.219million cash to Agbele for onward delivery to Fayose. Diamond Bank had said it did not have the capacity to make the funds available, so we opted to airlift the funds from Lagos in two tranches, the volume was much


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