The former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has alleged that the Nigerian government plotted the killings in Zamfara State in a bid to suspend general election from holding in the state in 2019.
“I have been reliably informed that the FG is plotting to hide under the killings in Zamfara State by armed bandits to impose emergency rule on the state,” Fayose said on Wednesday.
“This is their response to the insistence of INEC not to allow APC field candidates for the 2019 general election in the state,” he added.
Fayose insisted that the killings were plotted by the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC) and the Nigerian government in other to declare an emergency rule in the state.
“With the emergency rule, there will only be Presidential and National Assembly elections in Zamfara in February next year while governorship and State House of Assembly elections will be postponed till May,” he said. Read more