by: Fanen Ihyongo, Jalingo
The presidential and National Assembly elections did not hold in Takum local government council of Taraba -the country home of former Defense Minister, Gen. Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma.
Also, elections did not hold in parts of Gembu, the headquarters of the Mambilla Plateau, Sardauna local government area of the state.
In Takum, eligible voters were not even accredited. They waited in vain and reportedly left in anger and disappointment, abusing the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials. Others were still waiting at the affected polling units in groups, lamenting the situation.
There were shortages of result sheets and other sensitive materials in many wards, INEC said.
Electoral materials meant for some wards and councils were taken to other areas.
The Nation gathered that some electoral materials for Rogo ward of Takum were taken to Chanchanji.
While, materials for Kente Ward of Wukari were delivered in Takum township.
Chanchanji Ward has 20 polling units, but it got presidential electoral materials for only 18 polling units, while only 14 poll units got electoral materials for the senatorial election.
Some wards in Gembu, Sardauna did not get any electoral material.
Electoral Officer of Takum, Umar Bukar Petro,l said the election will hold in Takum on Sunday.
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