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Gunshots At Takum Collation Centre In Taraba State Cause Scare

Channels Television  
Updated April 26, 2015

Gubernatorial and state assembly elections in Taraba State NigeriaThere are reports of sporadic shooting at a collation centre in Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State, one of the states where supplementary elections were held on Saturday.

The gunshots had caused scare in the north-east state, a region that had witnessed years of terrorists’ attacks.

No number of casualties have been reported.

Channels Television’s correspondent, Yemi Kosoko, said the gunshots were heard after elections have been held.

“News just filtered in that there is a problem in collation centre in Takum where the results of elections held in the local council were being collated. There was sporadic shooting at the collation centre.

“Apart from that, there are no other incidents reported so far,” he said.

The supplementary election held in three registration areas in the local council, where the April 11 elections were declared inconclusive.

He said there were expectations that the results would be trickling in.

The April 11 elections in some areas were declared inconclusive due to pockets of violence.