Fayose “collapses” as police fire teargas in Ekiti

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, lost consciousness momentarily on Wednesday, after policemen reportedly fired teargas in Ado-Ekiti.
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He was taken to the state house clinic where doctors attended to him.
A combined team of security operatives from DSS and Nigeria Police Force, has laid siege to the Ekiti state government house.

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Security operatives had dispersed supporters of PDP from a venue of the party’s rally ahead of the governorship election in the state.
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Party members had converged on the popular Fajuyi Park in Ado Ekiti, on Wednesday before gunshots were reportedly fired into the air.
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Afterwards, Governor Ayodele Fayose attempted to lead the supporters back to the park but the move was thwarted security operatives who reportedly fired gunshots into the air again.
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The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) in charge of Operations, Joshak Habila, explained that the move by the law enforcement agents was to prevent a breakdown of law and order in the state.

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