Fayose teargassed in Ekiti, reportedly escapes assassination attempt

Governor Ayodele Fayose teargassed today in Ado-Ekiti. According to reports coming from the state ahead of the 2018 Gubernatorial election in Ekiti State, armed policemen on Wednesday morning allegedly sealed off Ekiti Government House.
Fayose teargassed in Ekiti, reportedly escapes assassination attempt lailasnews

In a tweet by Lere Olayinka on his Twitter handle he said that the governor escaped assassination as the armed men fired shots at them

Fayose teargassed in Ekiti, reportedly escapes assassination attempt lailasnews 3

Fayose is currently receiving treatment at govt house clinic after he was hit by teargas canister fired by the policemen.’

Gov Fayose, a few minutes ago escaped plot to assassinate him by Fayemi and his APC. He is currently receiving treatment at govt house clinic after he was hit by teargas canister fired by the policemen. The armed policemen still laying siege at the Govt House.

He went on to say that ‘the armed policemen still laying siege at the Govt House.’

Fayose had earlier tweeted that there was heavy shooting in front of Ekiti Govt house by armed policemen and that the entrance to Ekiti Govt House was blocked by gun wielding mobile policemen.

Earlier in the day, the governor had declared free fuel for all commuters in the state and this caused a traffic gridlock at major filling stations across the state as motorists blocked the roads in the bid to get their share of the freebies

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