Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have allegedly laid siege over the Ekiti State government house in Ado-Ekiti, and attacked outgoing state governor Ayodele Fayose.
In photos that are being circulated online by the official handle of opposition party, PDP, Fayose was said to have slumped after he was allegedly teargassed by the security operatives.
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. pic.twitter.com/raKnJG5It3
— Official PDP Nigeria (@OfficialPDPNig) July 11, 2018
There has been brewing tension ahead of the gubernatorial election which is scheduled to hold in the state on Saturday, July 14.
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