Stakeholders sue for peace as INEC holds supplementary bye-election for Jalingo/ Yorro/Zing Federal Federal Constituency February 14
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By Celestine Ihejirika, Jalingo
Ahead of February 14 supplementary bye-election for Jalingo/Yorro/Zing Federal Constituency of Taraba State seat, residents of the affected areas have cautioned against acts capable of distorting the exercise.
Executive chairman Jalingo Local Government Area and ALGON Chairman Hon. Dr. Aminu Jauro Hassan who made the call during a meeting with PDP stakeholders in the area Tuesday warned trouble shooters to stay clear from polling centers after casting votes to avoid distracting the peace of the state.
The council boss who expressed joy for peaceful and orderly conduct of the last February 3rd 2024 bye-election noted that Governor Agbu Kefas has provided an enabling environment for peaceful supplementary rerun election taking place in the affected centers to strive in an atmosphere devoid of rancor.
While urging the electorates to come out en-mass and exercise their franchise, Dr. Jauro reminded them to vote massively for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate Engr. Sadiq Abbas Tafida for total transformation as well as to change the narrative of the Federal Constituency.
The ALGON Chairman in the state who had earlier appreciated the electorates during the meeting for exhibiting maturity Conduct in the last rerun assured that tomorrow’s supplementary election will be recorded huge success and urge residence to shun violence, hate speech and utterances during the conduct.
He said the leadership of Governor Kefas has shown lots of commitment and developmental strides in the state and therefore is expected that council’s chairmen should follow suit to ensure his vision and mission in the state will not be truncated.
INEC on Sunday February 4 2024 declared the bye-election rerun inconclusive due to issues arising from some pulling units and centers across constituency.
Meanwhile top contending candidates in various political parties are Engr. Sadiq Abbas Tafida (PDP), Innocent Umar (SDP), Hon. Aminu Ibrahim Malle (APC) and Alh. Aminu Liman (NNPP) respectively among 11 others