PDP’S Ishaku re-elected in Taraba state

PDP’S Ishaku re-elected in Taraba state

The incumbent governor of Taraba State and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Darius Ishaku, are the winners of last Saturday’s governorship election in the state.

According to the breakdown of the results from the 16 local government areas (LGAs), the PDP won 12 LGAs while the All Progressive Congress’ candidate, Sani Danladi, claimed victory in the four other LGAs.

PDP’s biggest tally was recorded in Wukari LGA where the party polled a total of 92,527 while the APC had 34,995 votes.

The PDP also won Takum LGA where the present governor hails from as they recorded 50,562 votes compared to APC’s 14,014.

The APC recorded their biggest win was in Jalingo LGA where the party got 58,511 compared to the PDP’s 31,917.

The APC also won in Gassol, Ibbi and Karim Lamido LGAs.

The incumbent governor, Ishaku is expected to be declared governor-elect by INEC.

Here is the breakdown of the results of the 16 LGAs…

1) GASSOL LGA

APC: 46,385

PDP: 28,181

UDP: 1577

2) Zing LGA

APC: 7105

PDP: 31,619

UDP: 699

3) ARDO-KOLA LGA

APC: 19,617

PDP: 22,208

UDP: 576

4) YORRO LGA

APC: 6,712

PDP: 16,278

UDP: 725

5) LAU LGA

APC; 12,542

PDP; 20,881

UDP 659

6) USSA LGA

APC: 10,209

PDP: 20,567

UDP: 1,795

7) TAKUM L G A

APC: 14,014

PDP: 50,562

UDP: 1676

8) GASHAKA L G A

APC:10,746

PDP: 12,592

UDP: 505

9) JALINGO L G A

APC: 58,511

PDP: 31,917

UDP: 1698

10) BALI L G A

APC: 31,357

PDP: 34,744

UDP: 476

11) IBI L G A

APC: 18,616

PDP: 13,630

UDP: 253

12) DONGA L G A

APC: 13,707

PDP: 42,696

UDP: 1834

13) Wukari LGA

APC: 34,995

PDP: 92,527

UDP: 1638

14. Kurmi LGA

APC: 3815

PDP: 28,519

UDP: 595

15. Karim Lamido LGA

APC: 44, 480

PDP: 34, 892

UDP : 1327

16. Sardauna

APC: 29, 924

PDP: 38, 618

UDP: 256

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