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Beware Of ‘Fayose Boys’, Ekiti Govt Warns

Posted: Aug 1, 2015 at 1:45 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Valentine Amanze, Lagos

Ekiti State government on Saturday, August 1, 2015, warned its citizens to beware of the criminals parading themselves as Fayose Boys in the state.

He said that the criminals were intimidating law-abiding citizens, while claiming to be working for the state governor, Ayodele Fayose.

Special Assistant to the governor on Public Communications & New Media, Lere Olayinka, who confirmed the development stated: “Yesterday, Friday, July 31, 2015, one Prince Bunmi Ademolaju was attacked at a popular hotel in Ado-Ekiti. Those who attacked him were said to have shouted that they were Governor Fayose’s boys.

We have it on good authority that the plot of these unscrupulous elements is to go about attacking notable indigenes of Ekiti State and claiming that they were sent by Governor Fayose.”

He claimed that the new trend was another plot by those who had lost every war they wagged against Governor Fayose to discredit the governor.

Olayinka pointed out that the motive of the criminals was to set the people against the governor.

“We therefore wish to state categorically that Governor Fayose does not harbour criminals. He does not have boys anywhere, not to talk of sending them to attack innocent residents of Ekiti State.

“Anyone caught attacking or assaulting residents of Ekiti State in the name of “Governor Fayose’s Boys” should be apprehended and handed over to law enforcement agents for appropriate action.”

He advised the Ekiti people and the law enforcement agents to take note of the new trend of criminality, which he stressed was coming from those whose only interest was to make Ekiti State impossible just because they lost power.