Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has been granted permission to go on a foreign medical trip by the Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday.
The former governor is facing an alleged N2.2billion fraud trial alongside a firm, Spotless Investment Ltd.
Justice C.J. Aneke made the order following an application by Fayose’s lawyer, Ola Olanipekun (SAN).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), which is prosecuting Fayose through its counsel Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), did not oppose the application.
The judge adjourned further hearing in the case till January 22, 2021.