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Live Update: Taraba State 2019 Governorship Election



Today 6th of March 2019, residents of Taraba States would cast their ballot in a bid to elect a new governor for the state.

Taraba state this year has a long list of governorship candidates, including females.

However, despite the long list, the major contenders are the incumbent governor, Darius Ishaku of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP; a former acting governor of the state, Sani Danladi, also won that of the All Progressives Congress Primaries (APC) and the former Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Aisha Jumai Alhasan, won the ticket of the United Democratic Party (UDP), to challenge Governor Darius Ishaku at the poll.

Today, as voters troop out to elect a new governor for Taraba state, stay glued to NaijaNews as we would be bringing you live updates about the proceedings of the election.

Keep Refreshing this page for the latest update about Taraba State Governorship Election.

7:47 –  The acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has deployed nine Commissioners of Police (CPs) to supervise nine local government areas of the State

8:52- Two officials of the People Democracy Party (PDP) in Taraba state, northeast Nigeria, have been arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS).

10:45 – The Court of Appeal sitting in Jalingo has ordered a stay of execution on the disqualification of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State, Mr Sani Danladi.


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