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Fayose Governor says Tinubu sponsored protests against Goodluck Jonathan

This is coming on the heels of comments trailing his reported plan to join the Enough is Enough protest led by 2Face.

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Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state play

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state


The Governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose has alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its National Leader, Bola Tinubu sponsored protests against former President Goodluck Jonathan.

This is coming on the heels of comments trailing his reported plan to join the Enough is Enough protest led by 2Face.

Reports say some Nigerians have warned Fayose not to join the protest, saying he is not any better than the political class.

According to Daily Post, the Governor also alleged that APC used celebrities like 9ice, Jide Kosoko, Dayo Adeneye and Desmond Elliott to headline campaigns against GEJ.

Fayose also said “Anyway, for the sake of clarity, Fayose only declared support for the rally being an opposition figure! However, If Fayose is one of those bankrolling the protest, so be it!!! I want to say without any fear or favour that 90% of protests staged against Goodluck Jonathan government had financial support from Bourdillon and APC controlled states and I stand corrected.

“When Tinubu and APC Governors were bankrolling Actors and Actresses such as 9ice (Who later served as Special Adviser to APC Gov. Ajimobi in Oyo), Ronke Oshodi Oke (She’s a member of APC transition committee in Ondo), Dayo Adeneye D1 (current Commissioner for Information in Ogun State) Desmond Elliot (now a member of Lagos State House of Assembly), Jide Josoko (Veteran APC Reps Aspirant from Lagos) etc to stage protest against Jonathan’s government, heaven did not fall.

“All the aforementioned entertainers were at Freedom Park, Ojota in January 2012 for one week, singing against Jonathan in the presence of Pastor Tunde Bakare of the CPC (now APC) and Dino Melaye; and Heaven did not fall then.

“Those of you making noise today applauded anti-Jonathan protesters and the opposition politicians supporting them. The then Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi in particular gave N10 million to Occupy Naija members in Ado-Ekiti. So why should Fayose’s case be different?”

The Governor has also called on the Federal Government to openly try the former National Security Adviser,Sambo Dauki so Nigerians will know how much he stole.

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