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They set up tents, music and fire! Fayose supporters bombard Ekiti state assembly’s complex entrance (Photos)

Supporters of the Ekiti state Governor, Ayo Fayose and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)  have blocked  the state assembly’s complex entrance, setting up tents, music and fire.
 This mini carnival is in a bid to waylay Ekiti state APC law makers and stop them from alleged impeachment plot against  governor Ayo Fayose

According to reports by the Nigerian Tribune  the supporters’ action followed “strong, credible rumours” that
the APC members of the assembly were planning to hold a sitting  yesterday in order to impeach Governor Fayose.
Supporters of the PDP, literally took over the roads leading to the state house complex, pitched  tents, and set up a mini carnival in order to waylay any event from the rumoured plan.
They were at the venue
under the watch of policemen, as well as men of the Department of State
Security (DSS), who were in a total of nine Toyota Hilux vans and who took strategic  positions at the entrances of the Assembly’s complex.
Some notable members of the PDP who spotted at the  funfare included the
deputy governor, Dr Kolapo Olusola, former Speaker, House of Assembly, Mr Tunji
Odeyemi, Special Assistant to the Governor on Information, Mr Lanre Ogunsuyi,
his colleague in the Public Communications, Lere Olayinka, among others.
One of the members of the party
told said that, they
“heard that the APC
lawmakers planned to sneak into the assembly and we had to move our picnic
to the Assembly complex and bring the deserted streets to life with our music.”
Ogunsuyi also said that, “The new Nigeria which
President Goodluck Jonathan and Major-General Muhammadu Buhari all campaigned
for is the one that would respect the rule of law. With this convergence, you
can see that the people are standing by their governor. They are ready to
defend their mandate.
“Nobody asked Omirin
and other APC lawmakers not to come to the Assembly, they only decided to
abdicate their duties since last year November 17. Impeachment procedure does
not start and end with Assembly alone. The Judiciary is involved; so, this plan
is highly condemnable.
“We want to emphasise
that they are welcome, as long as they are concerned about making laws for the
progress of the state, but if it was meant to come and impeach Governor Fayose,
we won’t allow that.”
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