The Ekiti State and Taraba States Governors, Ayo Fayose and Darius Ishaku, were on Wednesday held hostage by the police in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, The Eagle Online is reporting.
Fayose and Ishaku were in Port Harcourt to attend the National Convention of their party, the Peoples Democratic Party.
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They were however, held hostage inside the Old Presidential Lodge where they were accommodated by the Rivers State Government when the police decided to stop the National Convention.
No one could go in or leave the Old Presidential Lodge until after the policemen and Armoured Personnel Carrier deployed to seal Convention venue and other places were removed, The Eagle Online report
Fayose’s spokesman, Lere Olayinka, confirmed the development to The Eagle Online.
Olayinka said he left both his boss and Ishaku at the Old Presidential Lodge at about pm on Tuesday.
He said by the time he returned to the place at about 5am on Wednesday, he was not allowed in and so also were those who were inside the Lodge not allowed out.
He described the step as “tyrannical”. (TheEagle Online)