The Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State has condemned the invasion of the Afao Ekiti residence of the immediate past Governor of the State, Ayodele Fayose, saying no amount of intimidation can break the will of Nigerians to vote out the All Progressives Congress Government of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The party said armed operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission stormed Fayose’s residence on Friday to conduct a search, claiming that he was in the custody of fund meant for the PDP in the South West as the Coordinator of the Atiku/Obi Presidential Campaign Council in the zone.
According to its Publicity Secretary, Jackson Adebayo, the PDP said subjecting the former governor and his guests to that level of harassment and oppression just because of Saturday’s elections was the height of desperation by the APC government.
The PDP said no amount of intimidation will prevent the people from coming out to vote against a government that has impoverished them for more than three years.
It commended youths in Afao Ekiti for trouping out enmasse in solidarity with the former governor, adding that the peaceful conduct of youths even when provoked by the EFCC operatives was commendable.
The party called on all well meaning Nigerians as well as the international community to prevail on the APC to stop using instruments of government to harass, intimidate and oppress Nigerians perceived as not being on the same page with its clueless government.