PDP’s Ishaku Wins Taraba Guber Election
Mar 12, 2019
Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba was on Tuesday declared the winner of Taraba governorship polls.
The INEC returning officer of the state, Prof. Shehu Iya of the Federal College of Expertise, Yola made the announcement on the state Collation middle in Jalingo.
The returning officer mentioned Ishaku of the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) having scored the best votes of 520,433 was returned and declared reelected.
He added that Ishaku defeated his shut rival Alhaji Sani Abubakar of the All Progressive Congress (APC) who polled 362,735 whereas Sen. Aisha Alhassan of the United Democratic Get together (UDP) polled 16,289 to come back third.
Iya mentioned that the PDP received in 12 native authorities councils of the state whereas APC received in 4 native authorities areas.
Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) studies that every one the Political events’ brokers that participated within the election accepted and signed the consequence excluding that of APC.
In his victory comment, Ishaku thanked the folks of the state for the overwhelming assist which gave him a powerful victory.
Ishaku pledged to maintain his improvement strides as a way to put the state on the trail of sustainable progress.
He known as on conventional rulers, group and spiritual leaders to proceed to champion the campaign for peaceable co-existence amongst residents.
Talking to newsmen shortly after the declaration, Police Commissioner in Taraba, Mr Alkasim Sanusi described the train as the most effective carried out within the historical past of this nation.
Sanusi, nonetheless, warned in opposition to submit election violence, including that anyone caught perpetrating such act would face the wrath of the legislation.
Additionally, Alhaji Bello Yero, the Everlasting Secretary, Bureau for Native Authorities and Chieftaincy Affairs, mentioned the victory for the governor was a continuation of the rescue agenda.
“The governor has completed a lot for the folks of the state and deserved a second time period.
“Gov Ishaku is a person of peace, a person of integrity, a person of knowledge and a caring chief who’s dedicated to improvement of the state,” he mentioned.
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