Abuja - Former Aviation Minister and
spokesperson of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) campaign organisation, Femi
Fani-Kayode, has slammed the detention of his wife, Precious Chikwendu, and
baby by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) for alleged fraud.
He reported his wife and eight-month-old son were
illegally detained, brutalised and put under arrest on the orders of the EFCC
at Access Bank in Ado Ekiti.
"This government is sick and cowardly and so are the
EFCC," he said.
"If you have a problem with me face me and leave my
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He said his
travelled to Ado Ekiti to see a friend and brother, Governor Ayo Fayose, and
his family when the violations began.
He said if not for the intervention of Governor Ayo
Fayose they would have taken his family away and subjected them to all manner
of harm and indignities, Fani-Kayode said.
"Had it not been for the governor’s intervention and
presence the bank would have been burnt down by the crowd."
Fani-Kayode, who said his and wife’s bank
accounts had been closed, hinted at suing the bank and EFCC.
- CAJ News