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PDP’s Kefas Agbu declared winner of Taraba governorship poll

PDP’s Kefas Agbu declared winner of Taraba governorship poll
March 21
04:52 2023

Kefas Agbu, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has been declared the winner of the Taraba state governorship election.

Agbu, a former PDP chairman in Taraba state, was declared winner around 12:30am on Tuesday, Channels Television reports.

M.A Abdulazeez, the returning officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), said Agbu polled 257,926 votes to win the election.

Muhammad Yahaya, the candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), was his closest challenger with 202,277 votes.


Emmanuel Bwacha, the All Progressives Congress (APC) flagbearer, had 142,502 votes to secure third place.

Courtesy of his victory, Kefas Agbu will succeed Darius Dickson Ishaku, the outgoing governor of Taraba state, on May 29.

The Taraba governor-elect is a retired army colonel.



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