aerial surveillance of the Government House, Ado-Ekiti by a police
He expressed dismay that aerial surveillance of
his official residence and office has continued unabated even after the
July 14 governorship election in the state.
In a statement
issued on by his Chief Press Secretary, Idowu Adelusi, the governor
described the development as “brazen show of Unclad force and abuse of
power by the Federal Government.”
He also accused the nation’s
security forces of allowing themselves to be used to intimidate
political opponents despite being funded with tax payers’ money.
to him, security agencies must be apolitical and not turned themselves
to willing tools in the hands of anyone in power at the federal level.
however, vowed not to be intimidated by the alleged clampdown, adding
that he would continue to speak against injustice and advocate for
liberty of Nigerians.
Fayose said: “They continue to fly
helicopters over the Government House and Governor’s Office in a way
that compromises the safety and well-being of residents and workers.
“The helicopter flies so low that it runs the risk of crashing into high-rise buildings and masts within the premises.
noise pollution this causes is enough irritation. This brazen show of
Unclad force and abuse of power is as ungodly as it is undemocratic.
the security forces belong to all Nigerians and not to President
Muhammadu Buhari and APC, it should not be biased in this blatant manner
is unprofessional of the security forces to allow themselves be this
debased, running APC errands when they are funded with resources that
belong to all of us.
“They are obligated by the Constitution to be apolitical and not willing tools in the hands of the powers-that-be
again, I say I will not be intimidated. I will stand on my feet until
every injustice is upturned and the freedom and liberties of our people