Governor Ayodele Fayose wept on Wednesday following alleged brutalization of him by security operatives attached to the Ekiti State Government House.
Fayose made the allegation in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital at a rally organised by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
TheNewsGuru reports Governor Fayose had raised alarm of heavy shooting in front of the government house, following which, he was reportedly teargased and manhandled by the security operatives.
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 pic.twitter.com/5myTMZXwvU
— Official PDP Nigeria (@OfficialPDPNig) July 11, 2018
“They (the police) are beating anybody who has any sign of PDP on them. They are not picking our calls; they’ve made up their minds to do this evil.
“I am in pain, I am in severe pain. I can’t turn this neck anymore. If anything happens to me, the Inspector General of Police should be held responsible,” he wept while addressing newsmen at the rally.