A former Minister of State for Defence, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro today appeared before a Federal High Court, in Lagos, to give evidence in the criminal trial of immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, in N6.9billion fraud case.
Fayose was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on October 22, 2018, alongside a company Spotless Investment Ltd., on 11 counts.
He, had pleaded not guilty to the charges, and the court had granted him bail in the sum of N50 million with one surety in like sum.
Trial had commenced on November 19, 2018, with the EFCC calling four witnesses, while the court had then adjourned for continuation of trial.
Obanikoro, who was the fifth prosecution witness admitted he gave $5million to Fayose three days to 2014 gubernatorial election in Ekiti State.