Ekiti State Governor , Ayodele Fayose , has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of running a government of terror .
According to Fayose , Buhari is going after Igbo leaders in the opposition by scheming to silence them through harassment and intimidation .
He said the presidency, in doing that , had turned enforcement agencies like the police and Department of State Services into state machinery designed to terrorise the opposition at all cost .
The governor said this in reaction to the reported raid conducted on the home of the Deputy Senate President , Ike Ekweremadu , by security agencies .
Fayose said , “ This is a calculated and sustained attempt to silence all Igbo leaders that are not in the All Progressives Congress with Buhari ahead of the 2019 general elections because he knows it (South - East ) is a no - go area for his party .
“ They have gone from the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra , Nnamdi Kanu , to the Chairman of Capital Oil , Ifeanyi Ubah and now the Deputy Senate President , Ike Ekweremadu. This is muzzling of democracy and it is time we saved our nation from the hands of the terrorists .
“ Obviously, it is too early to rate this government that has turned to government of terror using DSS and police as agents of terror . This certainly is not the change we bargained for . We have lost this democracy to military junta of the past masquerading as democrats and we must rise as a people to defend it .
Also speaking on the development , a former Minister of Aviation , Femi Fani - Kayode , said in a statement , “Raiding the homes of our friends and leaders like Ekweremadu and harassing their children will not deter , stop or silence those of us that are in the opposition .
“ It will only harden our hearts and strengthen our resolve . As each day goes by, more and more people have come to accept the fact that the Buhari administration is a government of fascists .”