The gubernatorial election Returning Officer in Taraba State, Prof. Muhamed Kyari has cancelled the result from Donga Local Government Area of the state due to an alleged violence within five polling units.
According to the Donga Local Government Returning Officer, Mallam Al-Isah Sanusi, there was malpractices in 5 out of 165 polling units in the area.
However, the cancellation did not go down well with the state agent of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Rabo Usman and Prof Kyari the state Returning officer at the Collection Center.
Usman urged the Returning Officer to cancel only the affected five polling units instead of the entire local government results.
Kyari finally over ruled that the Donga local government area result stand cancelled.
The Sadauna Local Government result was yet to be presented hence the state Returning Officer had to adjourn collection of results till 12 noon of Monday, April 13, 2014.