Ekiti Elections: Secondus, Other PDP Leaders Protest At National Assembly Over Police Brutality
Uche Secondus, the national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), led other leaders of the party to the National Assembly complex in Abuja today, July 12, 2018, to submit a petition about police brutality in Ekiti State.
The party’s petition is comign a day after allegations that Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose was teargassed by policemen on Wednesday, July 11.
The party took to its official Twitter account (@OfficialPDPNig) to notify the public of the petition, posting,
“The @OfficialPDPNig leaders are in front of the @nassnigeria to submit petition on the brutality of Ekiti people by the policemen but were blocked by security.”
The party alleged that the governor was pulled on the floor after security operatives, allegedly acting on the orders of President Muhammadu Buhari, took over his office at the Ekiti State Government House in Ado Ekiti, the state capital.
— Official PDP Nigeria (@OfficialPDPNig) July 12, 2018