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Breaking : Taraba govt imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew

By Femi Bolaji

Jalingo – Taraba state government has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew of 6pm to 6am on Jalingo, Taraba state capital from Monday 11, March 2019 till further notice.

Darius Ishaku

This was contained in a press release made available to newsmen by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Darius Ishaku, Hassan Mijinyawa.

The statement in part reads “The Taraba state Government has imposed dusk to dawn curfew on Jalingo, the state Capital from today, monday 11th of March 2019 until further notice

“The Curfew will run from 6pm to 6am daily. How ever some INEC Officials, Key Agents of political parties and observers involved in collation of elections results are exempted.

“Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku enjoined the people of the state to continue to be law abiding and urge security agencies to ensure strict compliance.”

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Meanwhile, the governor Darius Ishaku has won in eight of the eleven local government areas declared in the state.

His closest rival, Sani Danladi of the All Progressive Congress, APC won in three local government areas.

Aisha Alhasan of the United Democratic Party, UDP, is trailing behind governorship candidate of the APC with no local government won.

At the time of filing this report, collation is ongoing at the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, headquarters in Jalingo.

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Here is a breakdown of the results so far:

GASSOL LGA

APC 46,385
PDP 28,181
UDP 1,577

ZING LGA

APC 7,105
PDP 31,619
UDP 699

ARDOKOLA LGA

APC 19,617
PDP 22,208
UDP 576

YORRO

APC 6,712
PDP 16278
UDP 725

LAU

APC- 12’542
PDP- 20′ 881
UDP- 659

USSA

APC – 10’209
PDP- 20’569
UDP- 1’795

JALINGO

APC-58,511
PDP- 31,917
UDP-1,698

TAKUM

PDP -50,562
APC-14,014

GASHAKA

PDP12,592
APC- 10,746

BALI

PDP -34,744,
APC- 31,357

IBI

APC- 18616
PDP-13630
UDP-253

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