Police tear gas Gov Fayose at Ekiti PDP rally; Governor collapses
Ekiti state governor Ayodele Fayose today allegedly was teargased and subsequently collapsed during a rally of the People’s Democratic Party PDP in Ekiti state ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in the state. Fayose according to his party the People’s Democratic Party PDP was hit by a tear gas canister fired at him by a policemean.
The Governor had shortly before the incident taken to his Twitter handle to disclose how security agents had taken over the Ekiti state government house in Ado Ekiti and fired sporadically.
His earlier message was “Heavy shooting now going on in front of Ekiti Govt house by armed policemen brought by the APC,” on his official twitter handle @GovAyoFayose.
The Governors aide Lere Oayinka also confirmed the incident and said the governor had been taken to an undisclosed hospital where he is recuperating.