PHOTOS: Ekiti protesters ask Fayose to resign over false claims on Buhari’s health

Ekiti protesters demand Fayose's resignation over false Buhari commentss

Protesters took to the streets of Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, to demand the resignation of Ayodele Fayose, Governor of the state, for the series of false statements he made concerning the health status of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Among other things, Fayose claimed that Buhari was on life support at a hospital in London. He made the comments in reaction to Buhari’s recorded Sallah message to Nigerians.

“The recorded audio message which was released by the Presidency as the President’s Ramadan message to Nigerians necessitated my setting the records straight today,” Fayose said at the time.

“The audio message does not represent the truth as our President does not only have voice impairment, he has been on life support since June 6, 2017 at a West-End, London Hospital.”

Fayose was also quoted as saying that he had evidence, including pictures, to prove that Buhari was indeed on life support.

However, the protesters in Ekiti State are demanding that Fayose should produce the evidence of his claims or resign as Governor.






     

     

    Some people who spoke to reporters said the Fayose’s comments were “irresponsible” and unbecoming of a top official of his status.

    Fayose was absent at the presidential villa, Abuja, when Buhari returned from London on Saturday.

    Many state governors, including Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, who is also a vocal critic of the All Progressives Congress (APC) government, had come to receive the President on his arrival.

    See photos of the protest below:

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