As the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC declared the governorship elections in Taraba state inconclusive, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP governorship candidate in the state, Darius Ishaku has called on all his supporters not to take laws into their hands but to be calm and allow the electoral process run its course.
Ishaku who said he was not happy with the development assured that the mandate of the people would get to him. The PDP governorship candidate wondered why a problem in only five polling units would affect elections in the whole of Donga local government with 165 polling units.
Nigerian Pilot learnt that the reactions of some supporters of political parties in Taraba state led to the breakdown of law and order. Worried by the development, the state government has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Jalingo.
Crisis as observed erupted in some parts of the state capital and other areas in the state in reaction to the elections even as the results of the elections were yet to be declared.
Before the curfew was imposed on the state capital, there were reported cases of skirmishes in Sabongari and Mile Six among other places which saw to the death of three party supporters even as others sustained various degrees of injuries.
Nigerian Pilot learnt that soldiers arrested about 10 youths with dangerous weapons including dane guns, knives and bows and arrows among others.
There were gunshots in various locations inthe state capital which agitated residents of the state capital.
But even with the curfew in place our checks have shown that the level of compliance was insignificant as supporters of the various political parties continued to chant songs indicating victory for their parties.

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