Armed police, DSS lay siege to Ekiti government house, teargas Fayose, others


A combined team of security operatives from the Department of State Services (DSS) and Nigeria Police Force, laid siege to the Ekiti state government house on Wednesday.

Reports said their intention was to stop the victory walk organised by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). They reportedly fired teargas into the government house. Governor Ayodele Fayose lost consciousness momentarily as the incident unfolded.

State house clinic doctors attended to him.

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