BREAKING: INEC declares PDP’s Ishaku winner of Taraba governorship election

The incumbent Governor of Taraba State and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party , Mr . Darius Ishaku , has been declared winner of the last Saturday’ s governorship election in the state .Ishaku polled a total of 520 , 432 voted to beat his closest rival and candidate of the All Progressives Congress , Alhaji Sani Abubakar Danladi , who polled 362, 735 votes .

The State Collation Officer, Prof . Shehu Iya , declared the results at the INEC Headquarters in Jalingo on Tuesday morning .

Iya said , “ The Governor having polled the highest number of votes and also satisfied other requirements of the law , has been declared winner of the governorship election held in Taraba state on the 9 th of March , 2019 , and is hereby returned elected” .

Ishaku won 12 out of the 16 local government areas in the state with a margin of 157, 69 .

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