Former 'Danfo' driver, now Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayo Fayose.

Former 'Danfo' driver, now Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayo Fayose.

Press Release: Ekiti Chief Judge Narrates How Political Thugs Tore Judge’s Suit Into Shreds


 

By Kikiowo Ileowo

 

The Ekiti State Chief Judge, Hon. Ayo Daramola, has narrated how thugs invaded the state high court today and assaulted some of the judges as Police officers on duty looked on.

He said, “early this morning, political thugs came in their hundreds and invaded the high court premises in Ado-Ekiti and in the process assaulted Hon. Justice J.O. Adeyeye of the High Court No. 3 by beating him up and tearing his suit into shreds while the police officers on guard looked unconcerned and uninterested as Judges, Magistrate and other members of staff ran helter skelter in the chao.”

READ: Breaking: Chaos In Ekiti As Governor-Elect Ayo Fayose Supervise Beating Of Chief Judge And Two Other Judges

 

A statement signed by the Chief Registrar, Barr. Obafemi Fasanmi seen by The Paradigm reveals that the Chief Judge has ordered the immediate closure of all state courts in Ekiti state.

 

It further revealed that a date for re-opening of the courts shall be announced as soon as adequate and effective securityof Judges, magistrates, members of the bar, members of staff of the judiciary and other court users is assured and put in place.

 

See a copy of the press release below

 

STATEMENT BY THE COURT

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