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I stand by my word, Zenith Bank funded my election, Fayose says



Bullion van driver details how N1.22bn was conveyed for Fayose, as Zenith denies gov

Embattled Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, on Thursday, reacted to the reported denial  of Zenith Bank Plc in the funding of his election in 2014, challenging the bank to come out with an official statement on the matter.

The Governor was reacting to eports in the media, that the bank had denied funding his election.

Fayose, who spoke through his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Idowu Adelusi, in Ado Ekiti  said: “I stand with my claim that Zenith Bank Plc majorly funded my election in June 2014.

The statement reads: “I don’t expect an organisation like Zenith Bank to stay in a corner in matter of national concern like this and be talking.

“Rather, I expect the Zenith Bank to issue an official statement not as feeble as this one being peddled in the media so that I can begin the second stage of my revelations.

Read also: Fayose’s wife received N100m from arms cash, EFCC alleges 

“My statement was made in the open and if I can accuse an institution like Zenith Bank in the open, I expect the institution to give official reply and not one online medium claiming sources in the bank.

“All what have been claimed to have been said by the Zenith Bank in the media can be situated in the realm of rumour because an organisation like Zenith Bank won’t react to issues through sources.

“And I want to refer the APC, the Zenith Bank and the EFCC to John chapter 8 verses 6-7, which says, ‘This they said, tempting him, that they might have to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down and with his finger wrote on the ground, as though he heard them not. When they continued asking him, he lifted up himself and said unto them, he that is without sin among you, let him cast the first stone‎.

“Let those who are orchestrating this know that failure awaits them.”

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  1. Jerry E

    June 24, 2016 at 5:59 am

    It’s better for reasonable Zenith Bank customers to start moving their money out of the bank now before this luna ruin it totally.

    • Ekuma-ibiam Nnachi Sage

      June 27, 2016 at 1:06 pm

      It was just investment and nobody or firm will see a good investment opportunity and not take it.

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