Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has narrated his ordeal in the hands of the police during the Ekiti PDP rally earlier today amid sobs.
The outgoing governor said policemen deployed in the state for the Saturday governorship election stormed the pavilion where the Peoples Democratic Party was holding their rally and harassed him.
Fayose who wore a neck brace called on PDP supporters to remain resolute and vote for his deputy, who is also the governorship candidate of the PDP, Prof. Olusola Kolapo.
Fayose, who burst into tears while speaking with journalists said he was slapped, kicked and shot at by the policemen.
While struggling with tears, the governor said he can no longer turn his neck and maintained that the Inspector General of Police should be held responsible if anything happened to him.
He said: “I call on the international; community; Ekiti is under siege.
“How can I be Governor of Ekiti State and be treated like this in my own country? My people, I call on all of you: stand and remain standing.
“I will go back to the hospital for a while to rest… I am having a lot of pains, but I prefer to bear these pains because of you. I prefer to bear these pains because of you…”
Earlier, DailyNaija reported that the governor lost consciousness and was taken to Government House clinic after policemen fired teargas canisters into the Government House.
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