Darius Ishaku re-elected Taraba Governor


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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has officially declared Governor Darius Ishaku of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the winner of the 2019 governorship election held on Saturday in Taraba State.

The Returning Officer for the election, Professor Shehu Iya, at about 3.50 a.m. Tuesday at the INEC office in Jalingo pronounced Governor Ishiaku the winner having satisfied the requirement of the law.


Iya, a professor at the Modibo Adama University, Yola, announcing the result said the PDP scored a total vote of 520, 433 while the All Progressives Congress (APC) recorded 362, 735 across the 16 LGAs.

According to the breakdown of the results from the 16 LGAs, the PDP won 12 LGAs while the APC won in the four other LGAs.


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