“Just In: the Nigerian Police has reportedly teargassed the entourage of the Executive Governor of Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose as he and his entourage conducted a walk out of the government house in Ekiti State.”
This brings to its head the height of animosity between the Federal Government and The State Government in Ekiti State led by Ayodele Fayose. In pictures shared by the official twitter account of Governor Fayose’s party @OfficialPDPNig showed the Governor sitting on the ground and people surrounding him.
Ekiti 2018: Happening now at the Ekiti State government house, Ado Ekiti. Security operatives on the instructions of President @MBuhari has taken over @GovAyoFayose’s office. Teargassed him and pulling him on the floor. See images below. Template for 2019 Elections @WhiteHouse
Senator Ben Bruce tweeted following the incident which he called unconstitutional.
See his tweet:
It is not a coincidence that all the mouthpieces of the peoples party, @OfficialPDPNig are being targeted even unconstitutionally. Today’s attack on @GovAyoFayose by the @APCNigeria Govt, shows the depth of lawlessness of this admin. We are losing our country. Enough is Enough!
The official twitter account of the opposition party @OfficialPDPNig had tweeted about the presence of 30,000 thousand Police men deployed to Ekiti State and decried that the Ekiti State government house was under attack few hours before the teargassing of Governor Fayose and his entourage
Ekiti 2018: Breaking News! @PoliceNG Lay Siege To Ekiti State, @GovAyoFayose under attack. The Ekiti State Government House in Ado Ekiti is currently under siege by men of @PoliceNG. This is completely unacceptable. Our Party will resist all act of intimidation and harrasment.