The smoke of the teargas had made Governor Fayose to slump and fainted for over five minutes before being resuscitated by party supporters.
The governor also revealed that he was allegedly hit in the neck during an altercation with the policemen, where he sustained injury leading to his hospitalisation at the Government House Clinic.
The policemen, led by the Commissioner of Police in charge of MOPOL, Mr. Eche Eche, had blocked the road between Fajuyi Park and the Government House and prevented some members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from holding a rally.
The policemen also occupied the state pavilion, which had been the campaign base of the candidate of the PDP, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, and dispersed those massing in preparation for a victory rally for the party.
When THISDAY visited the entrance to the Government House, the policemen have left the place and the barricades mounted have been dismantled.
There were no restriction of human and vehicular movements as witnessed on Wednesday.
The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), Operations, Mr. Habilal Joshak, also appeared on the state-owned television where he denied the insinuation that he ordered his men and officers to use teargas on the crowd.