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"House Linked By EFCC To Fayose Is Mine" - Says Ekiti Lawmaker

A member of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Dr . Samuel Omotoso , has said that a two -storey commercial building located at Okesa Market and sealed by the EFCC, belongs to him .

Agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had sealed off a number of buildings in Ekiti State purportedly belonging to ex -Governor Ayo Fayose .

Omotoso described the EFCC action as “ political infringement on my property and personal harassment. ”

The lawmaker added that the EFCC action was as a result of his loyalty to Fayose, saying : “ This attempt to malign my name by EFCC by linking my family property to Dr . Ayo Fayose is political and was done in clear bad faith .

“ A simple check at the land registry would have put paid to this unnecessary exercise and the accompanying media sensation , as all documents relating to the joint ownership of the said property by my family is in the public domain, ” Omotoso said .

Fayose has since denied ownership of the buildings, as contained in a press release by his media aide , Mr. Lere Olayinka .

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