APC Supporter Killed as Police Attack Gov Fayemi, Others in Ado-Ekiti [Photos]
A street rally in Ad0-Ekiti led by Senator Babafemi Ojudu to drum up support for the re-election of Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State turned bloody on Sunday as a contingent of the Nigeria anti-riot police attacked them.
The action of the police is coming barely 24 hours after President Goodluck Jonathan presented former governor, Ayodele Fayose as People’s Democratic Party (PDP) flagbearer in the state.
According to reports, the carnival-like street rally went on peacefully until the police unleashed a volley of teargas canisters and later used live bullets that killed a party member.
A few minutes after the attack, the state governor, Kayode Fayemi arrived the scene of the attack to ascertain what happened, the rampaging policemen did not spare him, he was tear-gassed while some members of his security detail and the commissioner for integration in Ekiti State, Niyi Afuye, were arrested and taken away from the scene.
The Commissioner of Police and the director general of the State Security Services later arrived the scene.
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