Ekiti On Fire: Soldiers Take Over Streets Of Ado Ekiti

…Banks, Govt Offices Shut; DSS, Mopol Disperse Crowd

A deserted street in Ado Ekiti

A developing story on the violence that engulfed the state few hours ago says soldiers have taken over the streets of Ado-Ekiti, the state capital. A top government source told newsbreak.ng the soldiers were invited by Governor Kayode Fayemi to stall the escalation of violence. This medium was reliably informed that human and vehicular movements have been restricted. It was also said that Governor Fayemi may declare a dusk-to-dawn curfew, if the violence continued.

An eyewitness told newsbreak.ng on the telephone about 25 minutes ago that banks and government offices have been shut around Atikankan area, and Ikire.


The currently crisis was precipitated by the death of a former chairman of the National Union of Roads Transport Workers, NURTW, Omolafe Aderiye, on Monday.


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