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Police shut down Ekiti assembly complex due to security threat

Police shut down Ekiti assembly complex over security threat

The Ekiti State House of Assembly complex was shut down by police just 24 hours after a new president was elected.

Speaking to Channels Television, state police public relations officer Sunday Abutu said the decision was made after receiving a report from intelligence services of a possible attack on the holy chamber by criminal elements.

Although Abutu could not determine whether the development was linked to the election of a new president, a lawmaker who wishes to remain anonymous told the news channel that the development would be linked to information available to him. the police. He also insisted that there was no crisis after the election of their new president.

Police and Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps officers were seen at strategic locations around the Assembly compound. Assembly staff members were also seen leaving their offices towards their respective homes.

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