Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has referred to as on safety companies to look into the allegation of importing policemen to the Ekiti state final week.
Recall that Lere Olayinka, media aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state, had, following the aftermath of the taking pictures of a former lawmker, Bamidele Opeyemi, alleged that Akeredolu introduced in 150 cops to destabilize the state.
However, Akeredolu whereas reacting to the allegation in an assertion on Monday, described the claims as “wicked and malicious.”
“On Friday’s gun attack in Ekiti, we would like to refer Fayose to a statement by the Ekiti State police spokesperson, Caleb Okechukwu, cleared the air on the issue,” the governor added.
“Investigation by the police had revealed that the shooter was a police officer introduced from Lagos by an Ekiti politician. For this revelation, we consider that the Ekiti governor and his cohorts will now bury their heads in disgrace.
“We, therefore, call the security agencies in the country to take note of the false accusation leveled against Akeredolu by Fayose and his town crier, who only a few years ago wrote a detailed report about the devious activities of his master.”
He also stated that, “It can also be necessary for Lere and his boss to know one crucial reality, that in contrast to his boss, we’re dedicated to the progress and peaceable co-existence between the state and Ekiti.
“I imply, aren’t we one earlier than October, 1996? The seed of discord Fayose is making an attempt to plant between the 2 state is not going to germinate regardless of how a lot crafty he’s.
“We will like to state right here categorically with out mincing phrases that Governor Akeredolu reserves each proper to point out help for the candidate of his party in Ekiti state, simply as Governor Nysom Wike and the remaining are exhibiting help for the PDP within the state.
“There is not any regulation that prohibits that Fayose and the PDP are making points out of this due to the scent of defeat that has overwhelmed them.
“We need to urge Nigerians to ignore the blatant lies being unfold round by Fayose and his assault canine, Lere .
“Today in Ekiti, politics has been changed into a do or die affair by Fayose. His solely technique is mendacity and concocted tales.