Security operatives reportedly disperse PDP supporters from rally venue

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Security operatives reportedly disperse PDP supporters from rally venue

The supporters of the PDP have reportedly been dispersed from the venue of the party’s rally ahead of the governorship election in the state

- Party members had converged on the popular Fajuyi Park area of Ekiti state when security operatives reportedly fired gunshots into the air

- The development is said to have resulted in the relocation of the rally to the government House premises

- PDP also released photos claiming that Governor Ayo Fayose was teargassed by the security agents during the incident

There was a drama in Fajuyi Park in Ado Ekiti, the state capital on Wednesday, July 11, when the supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) fled for their lives having heard that security operatives were firing gunshots into the air.

Channels TV reports that the dispersed PDP members at the the venue of the party’s rally ahead of the governorship election in the state.

NAIJ.com gathered that the party supporters ran for their lives when the police reportedly fired gunshots into air.

Breaking: Security operatives reportedly disperse PDP supporters from rally venue

Governor Ayo Fayose was sitting down at Ekiti Government House he was allegedly teargassed by the security agencies. Photo source: PDP

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It was learnt that Governor Ayodele Fayose attempted to lead the supporters back to the park but the move was thwarted security operatives who reportedly fired gunshots into the air again.

Breaking: Security operatives reportedly disperse PDP supporters from rally venue

Governor Ayo Fayose was sitting down at Ekiti Government House he was allegedly teargassed by the security agencies. Photo source: PDP

The development resulted in the relocation of the rally to the government House premises, where Governor Ayodele Fayose and other PDP leaders are expected to address the party members.

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Breaking: Security operatives reportedly disperse PDP supporters from rally venue

Security operatives reportedly storm Government House: PDP: Photo credit: PDP

The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) in charge of Operations, Joshak Habila have reportedly confirmed the incident.

Habila explained that the move by the law enforcement agents was to prevent a breakdown of law and order in the state capital and other parts of Ekiti ahead of the July 14 governorship election.

PDP also released photos claiming that Governor Ayo Fayose was teargassed by the security agents during the incident. NAIJ.com could not independently confirm the authenticity of this allegation.

Bellow are the tweets released by the PDP: