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DSS edited my phone conversation with Wike, says Fayose

By Online Editor   |   29 December 2016   |   4:18 pm
Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose

Ekiti State governor Ayodele Fayose has blamed the Department of State Services for leaking an edited copy of his telephone with the governor of Rivers State Nyesom Wike to incriminate him and Wike.

“If the President and his hatchet men in the DSS, EFCC and other federal government agencies do not know what
to do other than to record phone conversations of their perceived political foes, they should just resign and save the country from this harrowing experience,” Fayose said in a statement through Lere Olayinka, his special assistant on public communications and new media.

An online medium, Sahara Reporters, on Thursday, published an audio tape in which a person purported to be Wike confessed to how he used his position as the governor of the state to influence the outcome of the bloody December 10 Rivers rerun polls.


Though the Ekiti State governor did not disclaim the leaked audio tape, he, however, that it had been doctored.

“If the President and his hatchet men in the DSS, EFCC and other federal government agencies do not know what
to do other than to record phone conversations of their perceived political foes, they should just resign and save the country from this harrowing experience,” he said.

He insisted the federal government was threatened by his popularity and endorsement by notable religious leaders such as Enoch Adeboye and Pastor W. F. Kumuyi. The ruling All Progressives Congress thus resorted to using the DSS and other security agencies to intimidate him and other leading opposition figures, he said.

The governor described the DSS secretly recording his telephone conversations as the height of the political rascality, manipulation, oppression, suppression and irresponsibility by agents of the federal government that are trying so hard to cover up the crimes they perpetrated against the people of Rivers State.

“They should even go beyond taping of my lines and come to live with me in Ekiti government house so that they can do per seconds live recordings of whatever I say because in the year 2017, by the grace of God, I will still say more without apology,” he said.

While maintaining that the APC led federal government do not respect the laws of the country, Governor Fayose said; “They know that what they are doing is illegal and clear contravention of Section 37 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, which provides that; ‘The privacy of citizens, their homes, correspondence, telephone conversations and telegraphic communications is hereby guaranteed and protected.’

“However, because they are criminally minded and are running a tyrannical government, using the DSS, EFCC and other agencies, one is not surprised at the current development.”

 




  • Egbuhuzor Chinomso Collins

    I love this man’s stupidity

    • Okorobinako

      what makes him stupid. Is it by saying the truth as it is without minding whose Oz is gored?

      • Egbuhuzor Chinomso Collins

        He just owned up to making the statement in d fone conversation because he refused to say the part that was edited. He even said hr will do worse. Its a self indictment. More means he did a little b4.

        • Okorobinako

          Personal opinions are personal opinions. But facts are sacrosanct. The Audio did not indict anyone except the area that was doctored to insinuate Wike said they would kill and kill.
          Any IT person will know that part was dubbed over the original part. I can even do a better job than that.
          The software used in doing this is less that 50USD.
          You can even get the trial version free online.
          These DSS guys are really amateurs.

          • Egbuhuzor Chinomso Collins

            Leave the software issue aside. Read his words in this news.
            “They should even go beyond taping of my lines and come to live with me in Ekiti government house so that they can do per seconds live recordings of whatever I say because in the year 2017, by the grace of God, I will still say MORE without apology,” he said.
            “More”

          • Okorobinako

            Tinubi and the lying Mohammed said worse things when APC was in opposition.
            I wonder when it has become an offence to air your view as long as you are within the ambits of the law and do not infringe on anyone’s right.

          • Wole

            will you pray that your son turn out to be like this Fayose of Ekiti saga in every area of his life?

          • Egbuhuzor Chinomso Collins

            And again, personal opinions are not personal when they threaten security. Human rights too have limits.

          • Okorobinako

            I was referring to you view as your personal opinion. Because you see the whole issue your way does not mean you are correct.
            I have given you the facts as regards how the audio was doctored. It is not rocket science.

          • Egbuhuzor Chinomso Collins

            Urs too is personal. Mine too is personal but evidence-based.

          • Okorobinako

            Shalom.You are enttled to your opinion. But I can send to you same audio where I have added my own version in which Fayose says, yes lets kill them all.
            Mine is even better than the childish one made by the DSS.
            DSS are amateurs.

          • paul irumundomon

            Ignorant and also with a very low intelligent. They only know how to collect bribes.

    • paul irumundomon

      He has come out to confirm that he was the one on the tape recorded, and that they have doctored the tape, in Nigeria, wonders are every where. What good will a treat do in fake Nigeria court rooms, with fake justices every where. Let’s see how they want to turn threat to be criminal offence in our fake court room. They need to record fulani killers and Boko haram bombers, if buhari have any idea left. Not political opposition conversations, buhari probably need to grow up.

  • Victor

    What a dopehead

  • charlieakpeumoh

    Absolutely correct! I concur with Gov., they have a “criminal mind”, but the ICC and UN Humanitarian watch-dogs are watching them shrewdly all the time!!!

  • Ify Onabu

    It is a disgrace that the Mullah in Aso Rock is running Nigeria like a police state and some morons are supporting him on social media. Shame of a country!

    • charlieakpeumoh

      A very happy New Year my Sister! Yes, you’re damn right! It’s a country-wide problem stemming from massive & incurable “adult-illitracy”!!!

    • Wole

      Ify, those 2 governors are security risk and the government is right to monitor them, even in the corners of their rooms

  • Oyat

    They complained that the last administration had hijacked the DSS yet we are having the same under this government who condemned all actions by last administration. Am not speaking for Jonathan and his team but am saying “NO BODY HOLY PASS. My country is more militarized than ever. God NAIJA.

  • Arabakpura

    Thank God for Fayose’s bravery in owning up; unlike the coward in Rivers state! When you are in exalted position, you ought to be careful what you say; whether in public or in private!

  • Curtx Maccido

    Goodness!! at what point do we get it so wrong to have this pathetic individual as governor of a state? a classic moron who prefer the supports of religious leaders rather than his people supports, who authorizes killing without recourse, who stole state resources and brag about it, lousy personality who can’t boast of what he has ever done with his life except the rogue political achievements….very soon these morons will be put aside, i know it!

    • Mickey

      Pathetic individual but got the support of his people. What r u doing with your life, can you get the people in your ward to support you. Silly write up, you should be ashamed of yourself
      Why don’t you ask the president that couldn’t pass O level maths what he has achieved in his life apart from forcibly taking over power or inciting people to kill. Aaah one more, managing 150 cows. Nonsense

    • Iskacountryman

      sharrap…the dss is silly…

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