PDP Candidate, Kefas Agbu Wins Taraba Governorship Election
Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kefas Agbu, has been declared the winner of the Taraba State governorship election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced very early on Tuesday morning.
According to the state Returning Officer, Prof M.A. Abdulazeez, Agbu scored 257,926 votes to edge out the candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), Muhammad Yahaya, who polled 202,277.
In third place, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Emmanuel Bwacha, garnered 142,502 votes.
Abdulazeez said Agbu has fulfilled the requirements to be named the governor-elect. The electoral officer, hence, admonished all contestants to “forgive each other”, adding, “We are doing this ensure that democracy has gone a long way in Nigeria.”