BREAKING NEWS: INEC Makes U Turn, Taraba State Governorship Election Inconclusive

 

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The Taraba state returning officer for governorship

election Prof. Muhamdu Kyari has declare the

governorship election in Taraba as inconclusive.

The returning officer made the declaration in Jalingo

Taraba state capital after collating the result from

sixteen out of the seventeen local government areas in

Taraba state.

He said the reason for the declaration was because

the number of canceled votes was above the gap

between APC who came second in the election to PDP

who came first.

Election in Donga local government area of the state

was canceled by the returning officer and some other

few polling units across the state. The total number

scored by PDP in Donga was 37,069 while APC came

second with 10,087

Elections were also canceled in Six poling units of

Takum, five in Karim, in Yoro and Ussah local

governments areas.

Meanwhile report reaching Vanguard indicate pockets

of violence in some part of the state.

Vanguard gathered that the House Secretary to

Taraba state government in Gyembu Sadauna Local

Government was bunt down. The country home Abel

Diah the member representing Mbamga state

constituency was also razed down by some angry

youths who attempted to snatch the election materials

from the collation center of the area.

Also two people were killed in Rankaviri the

headquarters of Ardo-Kola local government area.

There is report of burning of houses in Mutum-Biu and

Tela all in Gasol local government area.

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