ADVERTISEMENT

Gaidam attack: Fleeing residents return to vote

Fleeing residents of Gaidam, Yobe state have started returning to the town to cast their votes as the Nigerian army subdued the earling morning attacks by Boko Haram insurgents, locals and security operatives in the town confirm to Daily Trust.

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents had reportedly launched an attack on the town with 10 trucks of their armed fighters but were repelled by gallant troops of the Nigerian security forces.

ADVERTISEMENT

The Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), Ahmad Makama, said election had commenced at about 10am after a meeting between the Electoral officer, securities and other stakeholders.

He said the decision to continue with voting was reached for fear of what would happen the next day if the poll is shifted.

ADVERTISEMENT

“Ordinarily, we should have postponed the elections until tomorrow, but nobody knows what will happen the next day,” he said.

One of the residents, who pleaded anonymity revealed that, currently, three out of the ten wards in Gaidam have commenced voting.
He said they were encouraged by the military to return and exercise their civic rights under their watch.


Share this article

HOW I BECAME FREE OF HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

DIABETES TOTAL CURE

EKWENSI helps to revive and rejuvenate the Pancreas which is the root causes of Diabetes, which results to frequent urination and loss of weight, tingling of the feet’s and many.

This drug cures diabetes completely within 2months of frequent usage. Call Sam on 08124139999 or 08077776226



BREAKTHROUGH NATURAL CURE FOR PROSTRATE ISSUES IN JUST 15 DAYS!!!

You Can Prevent PROSTATE CANCER!!!

Your PROSTATE ENLARGEMENT Is REVERSIBLE

Don't Let It Threaten You!

To SHRINK And NORMALIZE Your PROSTATE Within 15 Days Without Surgery Or Chemical Drugs, Click Here!!!

Join us on


Share your story with us: 08189301900 (Whatsapp and SMS only) Email: dtonline@dailytrust.com

Complain about a story or Report an error and/or correction: +2348189301900

DISCLAIMER: Comments on this thread are that of the maker and they do not necessarily reflect the organizations stand or views on issues.