The Taraba state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has decried plans by enemies of the state to disrupt the governorship and state houses of assembly elections.
Innocent Solomon, theTaraba State CAN chairman made this allegation Monday in a press briefing at CAN Secretariat Jalingo, reviewed the alleged plan was hatched by a group during a meeting held on Friday night in Jalingo is in two phases.
According to him, the first phase of the plan is to be executed in three areas where Christians are predominant in the state capital.While the second face is to be executed at INEC office on Monday 11th March,2019 at 5pm,when collation of results would be going on.
The statement reads in part”The attention of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN),is drawn to a plan by some of the enemies of our state in relation to the forthcoming governorship and state assembly elections in the state. The plan was hatched by the group during a meeting held on Friday night 1/3/2019 in Jalingo. At the meeting a document was produced for execution. the document is titled, The plan of Taraba state governorship and state assembly elections on 9th in Jalingo.
This is to be executed in the three mapped areas where Christians are predominant in the state capital.This will take place on 7th March by three pm.The areas are:PDP Secretariat,road block and Nukkai. Ten youths with dangerous arms and 20 liters of petrol will be stationed in strategic areas to carry on the mayhem.
The second phase is to be executed at INEC office on Monday 11th March by 5pm when collation of the results are going on”.
This plan according to Solomon will enjoy the cover of the newly posted commissioner of police in the state.”The police boss will instruct his officers and men of the command to remain aloof or adamant in the face of the ugly event”.
He called on all political actors to allow indigens of the state to freely choose their leaders without intimidation and coercion.