Lagos - Dr. Kayode Ajulo, a constitutional Lawyer and former national secretary of the Labour Party has described the freezing of Governor Ayodele Fayose’s account as “illegal”, PM news reports.
Ajulo who was reacting to the Economic Financial Crimes Commission’s (EFCC) order that the Ekiti state governor’s account be frozen said it was an abuse of the immunity that covers governors in Nigeria.
In a statement issued on Tuesday, he said he received the news with shock, arguing that, EFCC has no legal ground to freeze Fayose’s account.
He supported his argument with the constitution. “By the provision of Section 308(1)(a) of our Constitution as amended no suit can be instituted against Ayodele Fayose and/or any Nigerian governor in any court in Nigeria.
News24 had reported that the personal accounts of Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State and those of some of his associates have been frozen by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
- News 24