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In Ekiti Lawmakers accuse Buhari of masterminding DSS invasion

Governor Ayo Fayose has however commended the Ekiti House of Assembly members for standing their ground in the face of intimidation.

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President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Members of the Ekiti state House of Assembly, have accused President Buhari of masterminding the invasion of its chambers by men of the Department of State Services (DSS).

According to Premium Times, the chairman of the Ekiti House committee on information, Gboyega Aribisogan said “the SSS would not embark on such action without presidential approval.

“Like we have maintained, plotters of evil against the government of Ayodele Fayose and by extension the people of Ekiti State will not get our support.”

The lawmaker also said “We, members of the State House of Assembly are prepared to spend the rest of our tenure in DSS cell, instead of plotting against our leader and mentor, Governor Ayodele Fayose.

“Gone are those days in Nigeria when impeachment notices against governors were signed on the table of the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and this time around, if the DSS is programmed to play the role played by the EFCC under former President Obasanjo, it will fail.”

Adding that “We have also been told that some of us have been slated for arrest and detention and it is on this note that we have come to inquire from the DSS those of us they still want to arrest so that we can turn ourselves in without giving them the stress of coming down to Ekiti.”

“The DSS can also go ahead and publish the names of our members that they want to arrest so that we will know who among us to bring to Abuja.

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“Alternatively, the DSS can keep the entire 26 members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly in their custody for as long as they desire so that it will be easy for them to call anyone of us for questioning at any time of the day,” Aribisogan said.

Governor Ayo Fayose has however commended the Ekiti state lawmakers for standing their ground in the face of intimidation.

He said the lawmakers are solid guys.

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