8 dead, 30 injured in Post Taraba Tribunal Guber ruling fracas

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Eight has died and over 30 injured in the crisis erupting in Wukari from the announced judgement of the Election Petition Tribunal that nullified the election of Darius Ishaku as governor of Taraba State, Police confirmed on Sunday.

The Police Command in the State said that the crisis may not be unconnected with the ruling of the Tribunal, though it has not finished with its investigation.

However, a former Vice-chairman of Wukari Local Governemnt Council, Tanimu Danlele, said the casualty figure and called on security agents to be vigilant in order to forestall a recurrence.

Earlier, the Abuja based tribunal had on Saturday declared candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Aisha Alhassan, as winner of the April 11 election.