Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has admitted that there was indeed a meeting between himself, Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekit State, General A.A. Momoh, Minister of Police Affairs, Jelili Adesiyan and some top officials of the People Democratic Party on how to rig the June 21 governorship election in favour of Fayose.
Obanikoro confessed to some senators that he did participate in the meeting on the orders of President Goodluck Jonathan. Obanikoro’s confession is part of the move to lobby the Senate to give him a pass during his upcoming nomination hearing.
Prior to admitting his involvement to the Senators, he had met with President Jonathan to discuss the tape and his role in the whole saga. Obanikoro had in the past vehemently denied his involvement in any meeting to help Fayose win the election.
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