Taraba Governorship Run-Off Election
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Saturday, April 25th for the run-off election between Arch. Darius Ishaku of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Sen. Aisha Jummai Alhassan of All Progressives Congress(APC).
INEC Returning Officer for the election, Professor Muhammad Kariey, said there has to be a supplementary election because the total number of votes rejected and cancellabia ed were more than the total votes with which the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Darius Ishaku, led the runner-up, the All Progressives Congress’ Aisha Al-Hasan.
According to a Premium Times report the returning officer indicated the difference between the PDP and the APC is 54,881, while the rejected votes from some troubled areas are over 100,000 votes further indicating that a run-off election is necessary.