Musiliu Obanikoro, his wife, Morophat and sons have reportedly recovered properties worth N500 million that were seized by the EFCC.
Recall that Obanikoro is standing trial alongside former Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose. He is alleged to have received N4.7bn from the Office of the National Security Adviser under the leadership of Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.) in 2014.
Punch reports that about N2.2bn out of the funds was allegedly handed over to Ayo Fayose who was then a PDP governorship candidate. The money was allegedly released to rig the Ekiti state governorship election. It is also alleged that N1.3bn from the money was given to the then Osun State governorship candidate, Senator Iyiola Omisore.
Obanikoro, who defected to APC in November 2017, is now a prosecuting witness and is expected to testify against Fayose in the ongoing trial.
The EFCC acting spokesperson, Tony Orilade, says he is not aware of the houses that have been allegedly recovered but however promised to give an update soon.
* This is the height of corruption in a government that claims to fight corruption.
it was just a politics, for them to release his property and he will stand against Ayodele Fayose in court as a witness for the billions of naira given to him during ekiti election in 2014.