Gov election: Police withdraw from Ekiti Govt House


Police have withdrawn from the entrances to Ekiti Government House and the Kolapo Olusola Campaign Office on Fajuyi Road, Ado Ekiti.

Riot policemen had, on Tuesday, manned the entrances when President Muhammadu Buhari came for the All Progressives Congress mega rally on Wednesday. He left immediately after the rally.

They dispersed supporters and members of the Peoples Democratic Party from the campaign office on Wednesday, saying no permit was obtained.

Punch correspondents observed that the entrances to the government house were free for vehicles to go in and out on Thursday.

Yesterday,governor Ayodele Fayose collapsed after he was fired tear gas by security operatives while on a victory walk with his supporters.

The governor had earlier tweeted about the presence of mobile policemen whom he said blocked the entrance of the Ekiti government house with intent to prevent his supporters from staging the walk. ”This is the entrance to Ekiti Govt House now blocked by gun wielding mobile policemen.


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