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Ekiti Governorship aspirant slams Fayemi, tasks security agencies over attack on PDP members

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The campaign organisation of Prince Dayo Adeyeye, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Prince Adedayo Adeyeye Movement (PAAM) has decried the incessant attack on PDP members by agents of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) government in the State, saying; "Anarchy looms in Ekiti State if the attack continues."

PAAM, which described this week's prevention of former Governor Ayodele Fayose from holding political meetings at Oye, Ilawe and Ikere by Fayemi's agents as an act of barbarism and cowardice said well meaning Nigerians should warn the State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi of the dire consequences of his political intolerance.

In a release issued today, PAAM Director General, Hon. Bisi Kolawole said it was become glaring that Fayemi and his party were out to silence opposition in Ekiti State, adding that; "their anti-democratic and evil plan will not work because it has never worked anywhere."

PAAM said in the release; "Thrice this week, agents of Governor Kayode Fayemi prevented former Governor Ayodele Fayose from holding political meeting in Ekiti State. First in Oye, which turned bloody, then Ilawe and later in Ikere. That of Ilawe was personally supervised by Fayemi's Chief of Staff, Yemi Adaramodu, who led armed thugs and policemen to Ilawe to disrupt the meeting.

"It should be noted that on several occasions, lawful gatherings of PDP members were disrupted by armed thugs supported by policemen from the government house.

"One of such gatherings was the youth event held at a popular hotel along Ikere road, Ado-Ekiti, which was disrupted by thugs led by Fayemi's Special Assistant on Internal Security, Mr. Deji Adesokan (Jaruu). Most ridiculously, earth moving equipment were used to barricade the hotel's entrance to prevent people from gaining entrance.

"Another was the killing of PDP Chairman for Osun ward, Chief Ade Awolumate in broad daylight and the brutalisation of several other people, including a pregnant woman by thugs led by this same Deji Adesokan.

"All these acts of political intolerance are hallmark of tyrannical governments, which Fayemi's government has turned to and time has come for him to be called to order before Ekiti State is thrown into chaos.

"Should this barbaric acts of Fayemi and his evil agents be allowed to continue, we fear that it will get to a point that members and supporters of our party will be forced to react.

"The police and other security agencies are therefore urged to stop looking the other way while Fayemi and his men unleash terror on Ekiti people, especially our party supporters. The security agencies should also bear it in mind that they will take the blame for breakdown of law and order in Ekiti State if they did not call Fayemi and his agents of violence to order now."