[NEWS] INEC FIXES AUG. 18 FOR TARABA ASSEMBLY BYE-ELECTION

THE INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC) HAS FIXED AUGUST 18TH, 2018, FOR BY ELECTION INTO TAKUM  TARABA HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY SEAT.

RESIDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSIONER FOR THE STATE, BABA YUSUF, SAID THIS ON WEDNESDAY IN JALINGO, EXPLAINING THAT THE SPEAKER OF THE STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, ABEL DIAH, HAD WRITTEN TO THE COMMISSION ON TUESDAY DECLARING THE SEAT VACANT.

IT CAN BE RECALLED THAT HOSEA IBI, REPRESENTING TAKUM 1 CONSTITUENCY, WAS ABDUCTED IN TAKUM ON DEC 31ST, 2017 AND MURDERED BY HIS ABDUCTORS IN JANUARY 2018.