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Elections: Taraba govt imposes dust to dawn curfew

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Rayyan Alhassan
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Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or www.facebook.com/RayyanAlhassan, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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The Taraba Government on Monday imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Jalingo, the state Capital from Monday March 11, until further notice.

According to a statement signed by Hassan Mijinyawa, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Darius Ishaku, the curfew would run from 6p.m to 6a.m daily.

The government however, explained that some INEC Officials, Key agents of political parties and observers involved in collation of elections results are exempted.

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Mr Ishaku appealed to the people of the state to continue to be law abiding and urged security agents to ensure strict compliance in order to prevent break down of law and order in the state.

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The News Agency of Nigeria reports that as at the time of filing this report, results from eight local government councils so far collated, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, won seven, while the All progressives Congress, APC, won one.

Results from the remaining eight local government councils were still being collated.


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