Cross River State PDP Chapter Condemns Maltreatment Of Gov Fayose In Ekiti


The Cross River State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the attack on Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose as they staged a protest in support of him in the state capital, Calabar.

It will be recall that Gov Fayose collapsed after he was hit by the canister of a teargas fired by some mobile policemen in a bid to disperse a rally schedule to hold at Fajuyi Park, near Government House in support of PDP candidate, Deputy Governor, Kolapo Olusola ahead of Saturday’s Election in the state.

The protest which is currently taking place in the state capital on Thursday, saw some of the protesters holding placards to express their displeasure over yesterday attack on Fayose and believed that it was the ‘evil’ work of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in order to subdue his voice.

In a letter submitted to the Commissioner of Police in Cross River State, the party strongly condemn the brutality meted on Fayose in Ekiti State by the Police and other security agencies.

Stating that such actions if allowed will truncate the hard earned uninterrupted democracy in the country.

The Police Commissioner on his part commended them for carrying out the protest in a peaceful manner and told them that their complaints will be properly communicated to the Inspector-General of Police.


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