Imo, Abia & Taraba Governorship Election Rerun News

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Taraba Guber Rerun: Angry Voters Chase Commissioners

Confusion ensued Saturday at a Polling Unit in Taraba when angry voters chased out two serving commissioners over alleged move to induce security and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials. According to an All Progressives Congress (APC) observer, Kenneth Isuwa, at State 019, Barde Ward.

 

5 INEC Ad hoc Officials Arrested For Thumb-printing Ballot Papers In Imo

Five ad hoc officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Imo were on Saturday arrested for thumb-printing ballot papers in the governorship re-run election in the state.
The officials were arrested at Omuma Primary School in Oru East local government following an order by Mr Mike Igini, one of the resident electoral commissioners deployed to Imo for the election.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Imo, Dr Gabriel Ada, who confirmed the arrest, said that the officials were already in police custody.

 

Voting update in Imo: Card reader malfunctions in Amaifeke

At Umucheke Hall, Amaifeke, Orlu local government area, the country home of the former state governor, Chief Achike Udenwa, experienced hiccups.

Accreditation Of Voters Hold In Abia State

Voters in the areas of Abia State where the supplementary elections are holding came out for the accreditation exercise which started at about 1:21pm.
Channels Television visited some polling units in some of the affected Local Government Areas and the exercise has been going on smoothly.
“The process was peaceful at flash points like Ugwunagbo, Osisioma and Aba north Local Government Areas, despite the low turnout of voters,” a Channels Television’s correspondent monitoring elections in the state said.
Security personnel were strategically positioned to ensure peace and order in the State’s election.