Supplementary Elections into the State Assembly in some units of Ardo Kola Local Government have been concluded.
Our Correspondent, who monitored the election in Jauro Buba Unit in Ardo Kola Ward, report that the election was peaceful. At the end of the election, result was announced.
APC scored 78 Votes,. PDP, 229 Votes and Invalid votes were 50, while Accredited Votes were 349. Other Units are, Mallum, APC, 166 votes; PDP, 209 Votes; Tau, APC,, 100 votes, PDP 211 votes.Sunkani, APC 186 votes, PDP 732 Votes.
In another development, one person has been confirmed dead and houses burnt in Ussa Local Government Area of Taraba state ahead of the supplementary election in the Ussa State Constituency Assembly seat on Friday evening.
Our correspondent gathered that the Vice Chairman of Ussa Local Government Area, Hon. Rikupki Joshua, confirmed this development in a telephone interview with an online news platform reporter, earlier today.
“To the best of my knowledge, one person was killed, scores were injured and houses were burnt in Ussa yesterday (Friday).“But the situation is now calm and the supplementary election scheduled to hold in some units in the constituency is going on as planned.
“We condemn this violence and hope that those behind the unfortunate development will see politics as service to the people and not a do or die affair,” he said.
When contacted, the Taraba State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Alkasim Sanusi, said he was not aware of any report on the development in Ussa.
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