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Benue Rerun: Fear Grips Voters as Security Agents Takes Over Markudi Town.



Security operatives have blocked all main streets inside Makurdi township as a part of measures to implement the restriction of motion order inside the interval of the supplementary elections within the state.

News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, studies that in Makurdi township, all entry and exit factors within the city had been blocked to stop unauthorised motion of people and automobiles.

Armed safety personnel had been seen at Wurukum, High stage, North Bank, Wadata market and different main streets in Makurdi to make sure compliance with the directive.

NAN additionally studies that there was heavy presence of armed safety personnel on Makurdi-Gboko street.

Meanwhile, voting has commenced in most polling models in Makurdi.

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NAN studies that the Governorship supplementary election is holding in 22 of the 23 Local Government Areas of the state, whereas that of the State House of Assembly is ongoing in 9 native authorities areas.

At the Modern Market polling unit, Ternamdoo Primary college, voters had been seen on queue ready to vote.

The Presiding Officer of the unit, Mr Akinlabi Adebanjo, stated all electoral supplies arrived on time and accreditation and voting commenced at 8:02 a.m.

”Everything is so as, all supplies are full. This election is for the Governorship and brokers of the most well-liked events are all right here,” Adebanjo stated.


Mr Terver Kighir, the All Progressives Congress (APC) agent, corroborated the views of the presiding officer, saying, ” every part is calm, if the elections proceed like this, then, there shall be no drawback.”

On his half, Mr Bernard Unenge, the agent of the People’s People’s Democratic Party (PDP), counseled INEC for the sleek train.

Unenge, who’s the commissioner for Lands, Survey and Minerals, additionally counseled the electoral umpire for the sleek graduation of the polls.

At the All Saints Primary college polling unit, the presiding officer, Mr Japheth Zibo, additionally stated the method was happening easily

Jake Clifford is a Nigerian Born blogger and a fast growing Journalist, whose aim is to inform Nigerians with happening across Nigeria. Send story tips to him via [email protected] or

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