The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has placed Governor Ayo Fayose on its travel watch-list and also, notified all its commands to be at alert.
According to Premium Times, this was contained in a memo dated Friday, September 14, 2018, circulated by the agency to all its formations.
EFCC’s letter to Customs
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had earlier written a letter to the Customs authorities, asking them to place Fayose on its watch list, Premium Times reports.
The anti-graft agency said that the Ekiti state Governor might want to abscond from the country through the borders.
EFCC probing Fayose
The chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, in the letter, also said that Fayose is being probed conspiracy, abuse of office, official corruption, theft and money laundering.
Fayose had earlier written to the anti-graft agency that he'll turn himself in immediately his second term expires on October 16, 2018.
In its reaction, the All Progressives Congress (APC) raised an alarm saying that Fayose’s letter to the EFCC is a decoy.
According to the Ekiti state chapter of the party, the Governor’s letteris suspicious and diversionary.
Adeosun leaves Nigeria
Meanwhile, the former minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun has travelled out of Nigeria, following her resignation.
Adeosun was accused of forging her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) exemption certificate, a crime that attracts a jail term.