A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Jalingo - Mobile policemen from Adamawa,
Bauchi, Benue and Gombe States are now in Taraba for Saturday’ s supplementary
Mr Ndasat Jatau, the Commissioner of Police in Taraba, made
this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Jalingo on Thursday.
Jatau said adequate security arrangement had been put in
place to ensure a smooth exercise on Saturday.
He said the deployment was part of the security outfits
mobilised for the polls.
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Jatau said the operatives would not be partisan in the
discharge of their duties and were only deployed to ensure the security of
lives and property of citizens and election materials in the state.
He warned politicians to play politics according to laid
down rules and regulations otherwise they would meet with the full wrath of the
It is recalled that INEC rescheduled the governorship election
for over 200 polling units across 10 local government areas for Saturday, April
25.The polls, which took place on April 11, was
declared inconclusive by INEC following cancelation of elections in those units
adjudged to have been marred by various forms of irregularities.