WADOO!!NEWS: Taraba PDP chairman, 700 others denied voting
The chairman Peoples Democratic Party Taraba state chapter Hon. Victor Bala Kona and 700 others were denied been participated in the presidential and National Assembly election.
Victor Bala and the 700 others were denied participation in the election by INEC for not having their names on the voters register even though they were with their PVCs.
The Electoral officer of Ardo-Kola local government area, where Victor Bala and the 700 others came from, Mallam Garba Inua confirmed the incident to Vanguard, he also said the hitches occured in three other polling units of the local government.
Bala Kona while briefing journalist at his house in Sunkani said he was protesting along side the 700 others for been disfranchised by INEC in an election that matters so much to Nigeria.
He stated that after visiting INEC office in Ardo-Kola he also proceeded to Jalingo the state capital to meet with the INEC resident commissioner to register his protest.
“I went to REC at Jalingo office of INEC and he has taken the responsibility because there it was confirmed that my PVC is INEC own”
“I have to rush back home and calm the situation here because the tension was getting tensed up”
“Am disappointed and my people are disappointed with the way we were denied of our civil responsibility”
He call on the INEC to find a way for giving him and the 700 others who he claimed they were his relatives to vote for the elections..