Fayose released from prison after meeting bail conditions

The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose released from prison after spending the weekend at the facility over his failure to meet his bail conditions before the close of work on Friday.

According to a report by Lere Olayinka, the media aide to the former governor, Fayose has been able to perfect the set bail conditions.

Mr Fayose who is facing an 11-count charge of conspiracy and money laundering amounting to ₦2.2 billion was granted a N50 million bail on Wednesday by a judge of the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court, Mojisola Olatoregun.

The judge ordered that Mr Fayose should provide two sureties who must issue a ₦50 million bond in a reputable bank as well as possess three years tax clearance.

She also directed that the former governor deposits his international passport with the court.

However, Mr Fayose, who pleaded not guilty to all the charges leveled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has struggled to meet the bail conditions and could not do so on Friday before close of business.

He was however spotted moments with his associates walking out of prison after his bail conditions have been perfected



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