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INEC declares PDP candidate winner of Taraba State Governorship Election

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State

Governor Darius Ishaku, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Taraba State Governorship election, has been declared winner of election held last Saturday in the state.

Shehu Iya, the Returning Office, around 3:50am on Tuesday announced the PDP candidate winner of the election.

Governor Ishaku got 520,433 votes to defeat the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sani Danladi, who got 362,735 votes.

PDP won 12 Local Government Areas out of 16 LGAs in the state, while the APC candidate won the remaining 4.

Result from the 16 LGAs

  1. GASSOL L G A
    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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