Contrary to the news going viral on different news platforms concerning the arrest and detention of Barrister AbdulGafar Ayinla Ayilara, the Kwara State House of Assembly member-elect by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Abdulgafar Ayilara Campaign Organization has offered explanation into what transpired on Thursday at anti graft office.
In a statement issued and sent to Global Excellence magazine, the campaign organization stated that though Hon. Abdulgafar Ayilara was invited for questioning by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission office in Ilorin on issue relating to a transaction with one of his clients as lawyer and real estate consultant, he was not detained.
“Truly Barrister AbdulGafar Ayinla Ayilara is having an issue with one of his clients and the issue was just a misunderstanding between them but we want to make it clear to the whole world that he never scam or dupe anyone.
”We have been seeing different news platform publishing the news, some are even saying he was arrested and detained. But The truth of the matter is that he is at home with friends and family who trooped to his residence to confirm the story. He was only invited and as a law abiding citizen he honoured the invitation”.
“Hon Ayilara has explained what transpired between him and the client to officials handling the matter. We want the peace loving people of Kwara to disregard the news of his arrest and we see the exaggeration in the reports as handy work of by political distractors trying to dent image of promising Kwaran ahead inauguration new lawmakers-elect”
The organization promised to release details of the transaction in question to general public soonest for clarification, verification and clear Ayilara of any wrongdoing while EFCC continues their investigations. ”We are optimistic Hon Ayilara will be vindicated at the court of law by God’s grace”