INEC has declared the Taraba State gubernatorial elections inconclusive. The state Resident Electoral Officer, Mr Ahmed Makamma said the election results from Donga Local Government Area has been cancelled following high number of cancelled votes in the LGA and a rerun election will be conducted in that Local government.
He added that the PDP governorship candidate, Mr. Darius Ishiaku is leading the APC’s Hajia Aisha Alhassan by 53, 000 votes while the number of cancelled votes is 127, 125. This has necessitated the cancelling the votes and a runoff election will be held later on.
Meanwhile the state government has imposed a 7pm-6am curfew in all parts of the state following the post election violence that has engulfed the state. There has been fights in the state following accusations and counter accusations of election rigging.