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Quick Action: Fayose Storms Zenith Bank, Withdraws His Money


BEVERLY HILLS, December 15, (THEWILL) – Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Thursday stormed the Ado Ekiti Branch of Zenith Bank to withdraw N5m cash from the accounts Following a Federal High Court order unblocking his two personal accounts.

Fayose arrived the bank premises, located on Onigari-Secretariat Road junction in the state capital and stayed in the banking hall for about two hours before emerging with two black cellophane bags containing the N5 million he withdrew from the two accounts.

Fayose served the copies of the court judgment, which ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Zenith Bank to immediately de-freeze the accounts, to the branch manager, Mojeed Adekunle, to effect the withdrawal.

Speaking with journalists after he had collected his cash, Fayose revealed that he had no intention of leaving the bank until the court order is enforced.

“I came to the bank after serving them with the court order and I made up my mind that I won't leave the bank until my money is given to me,” he said.

“The bank has done the needful by giving me part of the money confirming that they have obeyed the court order.

“I want to thank Nigerians and my supporters for believing in our cause that Nigerians should not be oppressed.

“The rascality of EFCC must stop. And I want to thank the EFCC for obeying the court order.”

Story by Oputah David