Gov Fayose
Gov Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has hailed the international
community, especially the United States of America and the United
Kingdom for joining lovers of democracy in Nigeria to speak out
against the All Progressives Congress (APC) government of President
Mohammadu Buhari’s use of State security apparatus to oppress

He called on the British Government to investigate the allegation of
the use of British foreign aid given to Nigeria to help combat Boko
Haram terrorists to fund a witch-hunt against opposition politicians
with a view to preventing continuous use of fund belonging to the
country wrongly.

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Speaking through his Special Assistant on Public Communications and
New Media, Governor Fayose said the international community must focus
attention on Nigeria under President Buhari, saying; “rights of
Nigerians are now being trampled upon with impunity.”

In its report, the United States Department of States, accused the
Nigerian police, DSS and the military of gross abuse of power which
include citizens brutality, arbitrary detention,bribery among other

Also, the United Kingdom based Telegraph newspaper published this week
that hundreds of millions of pounds of British foreign aid given to
Nigeria to help combat Boko Haram terrorists was instead being used to
fund a witch-hunt against opposition politicians.

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Governor Fayose, who is presently in Guangzhou, China to attend the
119th China Import and Export Fair otherwise known as the Canton Fair
between April 14 and 19, said the United Kingdom Telegraph newspaper
was right in its report that the Buhari’s government was using British
aid money to target his political opponents, particularly through anti
corruption agencies ans the Department of State Services (DSS).

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He said only the international community could help prevail on
President Buhari to respect the rule of law and stop ruling Nigeria
like a military dictator.

The governor described the United States Department of States report
as another vindication of his position on the Buhari-led government’s
abuse of the rights of Nigerians, saying; “everything I predicted
about Buhari is coming to pass and the international community must
assist the country to sustain democracy.”