Security operatives reportedly disperse PDP supporters from rally venue
The supporters of the PDP have reportedly been dispersed from the venue of the party’s rally ahead of the governorship election in the state “Security operatives reportedly disperse PDP supporters from rally venue”.
– Party members had converged on the popular Fajuyi Park area of Ekiti state when security operatives reportedly fired gunshots into the air
– The development is said to have resulted in the relocation of the rally to the government House premises
There was a drama in Fajuyi Park in Ado Ekiti, the state capital on Wednesday, July 11, when the supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) fled for their lives having heard that security operatives were firing gunshots into the air.
Channels TV reports that the dispersed PDP members at the the venue of the party’s rally ahead of the governorship election in the state.
NAIJ gathered that the party supporters ran for their lives when the police reportedly fired gunshots into air.
It was learnt that 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.
The development resulted in the relocation of the rally to the government House premises, where Governor Ayodele Fayose and other PDP leaders are expected to address the party members.
Habila explained that the move by the law enforcement agents was to prevent a breakdown of law and order in the state capital and other parts of Ekiti ahead of the July 14 governorship election.
Meanwhile, XclusiveAfrica.com had reported that Fayose reacts to arrest of Lagos-based printer Eniola Fayose who allegedly printed INEC materials for Ekiti polls
Babafemi took to his Facebook page to reveal that Fayose allegedly shut down transportation in the state, demanding that commercial vehicles should stay off the roads in a bid to hinder President Buhari’s visit which is supposed to take place on Tuesday, July 10.