Elections: Governor Ishaku Condemns Arrest Of PDP Supporters In Taraba

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Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State

By; DEKERA NICHOLAS, Kaduna

Gov Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Saturday condemned the arrest of some top PDP supporters in Taraba by the Department of State Services (DSS).

Ishaku made the condemnation shortly after casting his vote at Kofan Serki Jukun polling unit 004 in Takum.

The governor, who said the DSS had arrested Mr Danladi Baido, a member representing Karim Lamido /Lau Federal constituency and Mr Idi Mali, the Chairman of Karim Lamido Local Government Council in Friday, noted that it was unfair to intimidate opposition in an election.

“I got information that there were plans to arrest my key supporters during the elections and I made it public through a broadcast and but it still come to pass.

“Why will supporters of the opposition party be arrested, detained and prevented from voting by security agents?

“There is no democracy without position, so what is happening is against the principles of democracy,” he said.

The voting commenced across the state as scheduled and so far, ongoing peacefully.

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