A report by Daily Trust indicates that the Directorate of State Service (DSS) in Taraba state has arrested and paraded three suspects with over 300 permanent voters cards (PVCs).
According to the report, the acting state director of the DSS, Tunji Bakari, paraded the suspects in Jalingo, the state capital. He said the arrest followed information the police received in collaboration with other security agencies. The PVC, according to the DSS, were recovered in the house of a special assistant to Governor Darius Ishaku whose name was withheld. Other items found in the house located at Moyo-gwai area of Jalingo included machetes, bow and arrows and other locally made arms.
Meanwhile, the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room (Situation Room) has called for an independent inquiry into the conduct of 2019 general elections. The group made the call at a press conference addressed by its convener, Mr. Clement Nwankwo on Sunday, March 10. The group said the inquiry should address many issues that have bedeviled the conduct of the polls including procurement, logistics management, role of the military and abuse of process by INEC officials amongst others.