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Ekiti SEC accuse FG of plotting a coup against Fayose

The Ekiti State Executive Council has accused the Federal Government of plotting to topple the Ayo Fayose administration.

The council, at a meeting yesterday, urged all lovers of democracy to intervene and save Ekiti State from siege.

This was conveyed in a statement by Deputy Governor Kolapo Olusola and 19 others.

They described the Department of State Services (DSS) action as political vendetta against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

The council described the arrest and detention of the government officials as a “flagrant breach” of Section 41 of the 1999 Constitution.

The statement reads: “None of the stated functionaries have been accused of any crime whatsoever, let alone those bordering on state security.

“The spate of arrests of principal functionaries of government will appear irregular, unjust , unwholesome and politically motivated to intimidate governor Fayose who has become the lone voice of the opposition .

“The current intimidation is an orchestrated plot to overthrow the legitimate government of Ekiti State, having failed to achieve destabilisation agenda.”

Culled from THE NATION