Lere Olayinka the media aide to Governor Fayose of Ekiti State has said his boss narrowly escaped a plot to assassinate him after he was hit by the tear gas canister and he’s currently receiving treatment.
In his exact words, ‘Gov Fayose, a few minutes ago escaped plot to assassinate him by Fayemi and his APC. He is currently receiving treatment at govt house clinic after he was hit by the tear gas canister fired by the policemen. The armed policemen still laying siege at the Govt House’.
Earlier, Fayose himself tweeted that the entrance to Ekiti Government House was blocked by gun-wielding mobile policemen saying, ‘the plan is to prevent our victory walk slated for today but we will remain undeterred’.
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