Ekiti - The Presidency has ordered the courts in Ekiti State shut down until the inauguration of the state governor-elect, Ayo Fayose on October 16, Premium Times reports.
The move is seen by many as a move to ensuring the inauguration of the governor-elect without any inhibition by way of injunction or judgment in the ongoing case challenging Fayose’s eligibility for the recent governorship election in the state.
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Authorities in Ekiti State had earlier ordered the immediate closure of all state courts after political thugs backing the governor-elect, Ayodele Fayose, descended on a court, attacking a judge and other staff.
The assailants attacked Justice John Adeyeye, beating him up and ripping his clothes for being allegedly rude to Fayose.
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