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One feared dead in Ekiti crisis

08 April 2015, 10:18

Ekiti - One person whose name was reportedly killed yesterday at Itawure near Efon-Alaaye as anti-impeachment protests by persons believed to be loyal to the Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose entered the second day on Tuesday, Punch reports.

Protests were equally held simultaneously in major towns of Ise, Emure ,Efon Alaaye, Iworoko, Aisegba, Ikere, Ogotun Igbemo, against the attempt to impeach Fayose from office.

Nineteen All Progressives Congress members of the state House of Assembly had served an impeachment notice on Governor Ayodele Fayose, citing eight impeachable offences, including impunity, violence, stalking and other constitutional breaches, against him.

Also read: Fayose insists he is still Ekiti Governor

The protesters, who converged on Ajilosun, Ijigbo, the Secretariat Road, Okesa, Ojumose and old garage as early as 6.30am, moved round the city , thereby hindering movements   for several hours.

While some of them made bonfires on the streets, others used broken bottles, wooden chairs and tables to block the highways that  lead to and out of the city.

Read more at Punch

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