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#EkitiGate: The Nigerian Senate Must Reject Obanikoro As Minister -Prof. Akin Oyebode

February 27, 2015

Professor Akin Oyebode of the Faculty of Law at the University of Lagos has weighed in on the Ekiti rigging scandal by asking the Nigerian Senate to reject Musiliu Obanikoro whose nomination as minister awaits confirmation at the Senate.

Obanikoro was in a meeting where he worked to pressure a Nigerian Army Brig. General to help rig the election for Ayo Fayose in 2014. The meeting was secretly recorded by Nigerian Army Captain Sagir Koli. The audio recording released by SaharaReporters has now led to serious agitation by civil society across Nigeria.