I Helped Fayose With N1.2bn for Ekiti State Electioning –Sen. Obanikoro

Obanikoro- I helped Fayose During Election To The Tune of N1.2bn
Former Minister of state for Defense, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro supposedly told Economic and  Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that N1. 2 billion was transfered to Ekiti Governor Ayodele Fayose, in 2014, from the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) for the governorship race.

Obanikoro, who is still in EFCC care allegedly said the money was wired into an organization, Sylva Mcnamara's financial balance inside seven months, in 2014.

A source inside the commission said the ex-priest was gone up against with water-tight proof of development of assets from the ONSA, professedly utilizing organizations having a place with his kids, Babajide and Gbolahan as fronts. Obanikoro, who allegedly opened up in EFCC authority, be that as it may, demanded he is not the proprietor of Sylva Mcnamara, the organization which was utilized to move N4.7 billion in 2014.

The former clergyman additionally said N1.3 billion was given to Senator Iyiola Omisore, who was governorship hopeful of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) for Osun State decision.

Obanikoro was indicated proof of how he guided sharing of cash to records of six Bureaux de Change, in Abuja.

"We faced him with proof accumulated before he submitted himself for addressing. It is left to him todefend himself," the source included.

Also, Obanikoro defended himself. He supposedly said cash was transmitted to Mcnamara "to avoid Boko Haram hostility in Lagos and in the South-West all in all."

Joined by his legal counselor, Mr. James Onoja, the ex-Minister was faced with a request of from ONSA which was dated November 28, 2015. The appeal to was titled "Installment to organizations with no agreement honors or endorsement."

He said having experienced the request, he found that Sylva Mcnamara was No. 78 on the rundown of firms being researched having "gathered the total entirety of N4,685,000,000 between April 4, 2014 and November 13, 2014.

On how the money was exchanged to Fayose, Obanikoro told agents that "two flights were utilized to pass on the cash from Lagos… "
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