- Ex-Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose has advised human right lawyer Femi Falana to go to court
- Fayose stated this in reaction to Falana's alleged link to the suspended EFCC acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu
- The former governor added that if Falana should stop making threats and go to court
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Ayodele Fayose, the former governor of Ekiti state has reacted to Femi Falana allegedly been linked to the ongoing probe against the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.
Fayose in a series of tweets posted via his verified Twitter handle on Wednesday, July 15, advised Falana to go to court instead of making threats if he has nothing to hide.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain went on to question if Falana's alleged link to the embattled former anti-graft warlord isn't another opportunity for him to go to court and clear his name.
He went advised Falana to stop making empty threats and go to court.
This development coming after the human rights lawyer reacted to claims that he allegedly received N28 million from Magu.
Falana in his response said that such a report is false and that he never at any time received money from the suspended EFCC boss.
Falana's lawyer, Olumide-Fusika, described the rumour as "damning against my client because his entire career as a lawyer has been devoted to fighting human rights abuses and corruption in high and low place.”
It would be recalled that the former governor of Ekiti state said the suspended acting chairman of the EFCC should be detained for 28 days.
In a thread of tweets posted via his verified Twitter handle on Saturday, July 11, Fayose advised the presidential panel probing Magu to formalise his detention "by obtaining days Remand Order from court to enable completion of investigations".
Fayose also asked the panel to get temporary and permanent forfeiture of alleged loots linked to him.
"That's Magu's style & procedure while in office. He can't complain now," the former governor who is also being prosecuted by the EFCC tweeted.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that after spending 10 days in detention, the suspended acting chairman of the EFCC has finally been released.
The embattled EFCC boss was released on Wednesday evening, July 15, after he arrested on Monday, July 6.
The suspended EFCC chief is being probed by a presidential panel investigating allegations of corruption and insubordination.
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