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Viral post claims kneeling Zenith staff is Fayose’s man

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Viral post claims kneeling Zenith staff is Fayose's man

A post that has gone viral on the internet claims that the man who was said to be a staff of Zenith Bank Plc, and who kneeled in front of the Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, is actually an aide of the governor.

According to the post, which is yet to be reproved by the government, Bunmi Falana, a.k.a Bumshaka is one of Fayose’s boys while the other person in the picture is Goke Olatunji [G.O.K] Fayose’s P.A in the past.

Goke and Bunmi were said to be with Ayo Fayose during the 2003 Governorship struggle against Otunba Niyi Adebayo the then incumbent Governor.

Read also: Election funding: Zenith Bank manager goes on knees to beg Fayose

When Fayose emerged as the Executive Governor of the State, he appointed Goke as Personal Assistant, while Bunmi [Bumshaka] was said to have informed Fayose that he preferred a career job, hence he was fixed with Zenith Bank via the capacity of Fayose, and for his alleged banking purposes.

He was said to have been brought in to handle all Fayose’s banking transactions till 2006 when Mr. Fayose was chased out of Ekiti State Government House following his impeachment.

After this rein of Mr. Fayose in 2006, Falana [Bumshaka] was allegedly transferred by Zenith Bank to Ifo branch of the bank in Ogun State until 2014 when he was expectedly transferred back to Ekiti at the commencement of the June 21, 2014 Governorship Election Campaigns in the State as requested by Gov. Fayose.

The viral post also claimed that this transfer request and the promotion of Bunmi as the Branch Manager are part of the conditions Gov. Fayose gave Zenith Bank before he could have confidence in any transaction with the Bank.

It also stated that during the drama between Fayose and Zenith Bank over election funding, Fayose strongly felt disappointed in his boy [Bumshaka] who realized it and resolved to beg his boss by good graces he rose to his present status in the Banking job.

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  1. Jerry E

    June 26, 2016 at 4:59 am

    Is the PRO of Zenith Bank dead, why is it that there’s no news from Zenith?

  2. Naira62

    June 27, 2016 at 5:19 am

    Why will people not beg the henchman.
    They know their life is not safe as far as Fayose is concerned.

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