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Fayose Begged Zenith Bank To Save Him From EFCC by Xclusivegrin007(m): 6:57pm On Jun 23, 2016
– Zenith Bank sources disclose to Sahara Reporters how Governor
Fayose ran to beg the management of the bank to save him when
EFCC was closing in on him
– Fayose claims Zenith bank financed his election but he bank denies
this claim
– The bank says it handled money from the office of the National
Security Adviser
Fresh details have emerged on how embattled Governor Ayodele
Fayose of Ekiti state, allegedly begged Zenith Bank Plc to save him
when he discovered that the Economic and Financial Crimes
Commission (EFCC) was closing in on him.
According to a report on Sahara Reporters, sources at Zenith bank
denied financing the election of Fayose as the governor had earlier
The bank however admitted it handled money from the office of the
National Security Adviser.
It was gathered that Governor Fayose had last week rushed to Zenith
bank to beg its management not to share his bank documents with
the EFCC, telling that bank to say that the constitutional immunity he
enjoys prevents the bank from doing so.
The report on Sahara Reporters also revealed that Fayose pleaded
that Zenith bank should claim to have funded his campaign, but bank
officials declined, saying it had already given its word to the EFCC to
hand over his bank documents.
The bank’s decision comes on the heels of its support to President
Muhamamdu Buhari over his determination to recover stolen funds
and also the fact that the bank’s former managing director, Godwin
Emefiele, is now the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor.
But according to Sahara Reporters’ sources, Fayose wasn’t taking no
for an answer as the governor returned to beg the bank again to help
perfect documents for one of the accounts used for the N4.7billion,
but the bank refused a second time. In anger, it was gathered that
Fayose threatened that he will take the bank down with him.
The Zenith bank sources added that if Fayose got support any
financial support from the bank, it could never have exceeded
N50million as donation. According to them, the bank did not consider
funding a campaign as one of its duties and was not even sure if he
could win.
The source told Sahara Reporters that they were surprised at the
amount of money meant for him during and after Fayose’s campaign.
However, the bank sources were not sure whether or not the bank filed
suspicious transaction reports, given that some of the funds were
never entered into the bank database.
The EFCC, on Monday, June 20, froze two personal accounts of the
governor and one belonging to his company, Spotless Investments, in
the course of its investigations into N4.7billion Fayose allegedly
received from the Office of the National Security Adviser during his
election campaign in 2014.
Fayose has since denied receiving any money, claiming it was Zenith
Bank that majorly funded his campaign.
Source: www-naij-com.0.freebasics.com/870147-shocking-fayose-begged-zenith-bank-twice-save-efcc.html?source=index_main&iorg_service_id_internal=692981340802115%3BAfp9k928X9pAlLzC">https://https-www-naij-com.0.freebasics.com/870147-shocking-fayose-begged-zenith-bank-twice-save-efcc.html?source=index_main&iorg_service_id_internal=692981340802115%3BAfp9k928X9pAlLzC

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Re: Fayose Begged Zenith Bank To Save Him From EFCC by bigerboy200: 7:02pm On Jun 23, 2016
Re: Fayose Begged Zenith Bank To Save Him From EFCC by Horlufemi(m): 7:30pm On Jun 23, 2016
It's pure witch hunt

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