Ayodele Fayose

The accused must answer for their alleged criminal manipulation of the June 21, 2014 governorship election that returned Fayose to power.

The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has charged the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, to prosecute Governor Ayodele Fayose; former Ekiti State Mopol Commander, Gabriel Selekere; and an Assistant Inspector General of Police, Bala Nasarawa over election fraud.

The party in a petition to the police boss  by the State Chairman of the party, Olajide Awe, said the accused must answer for their alleged criminal manipulation of the June 21, 2014 governorship election that returned Fayose to power.

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The petition reads in part, “Criminal Complaint Conspiracy, Bribery, Threats and Use of Military to Perpetuate Electoral Fraud Against the People of Ekiti State; (2) investigation of the role of the Nigerian Police Force in the Ekiti State Gubernatorial Elections June 21, 2014,” the party brought Arase’s attention to the content of the audio tape detailing criminal acts planned by those mentioned or whose voices were captured in the tape."

APC recalls that on February 8, 2015, the audio recording capturing the voices of Fayose, Commander of 32 Artillery Brigade, Bri-Gen Aliyu Momoh; Senator Iyiola Omisore; Police Affairs Minister, Jelili Adesiyan; Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro and others, at a meeting where they conspired and strategized to rig the June 21 governorship election was released to the public.

Army Officer, Captain Sagir Koli, of the 32nd Artillery Brigade in Ekiti State secretly recorded the audio tape two days to the state’s gubernatorial election.

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