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|No Woman Governor For Nigeria Yet As Apc’s ‘mama Taraba’ Is Defeated by Nobody: 5:20pm On Apr 13, 2015|
Expectations by Nigerians that Saturday’s
election would yield the first female governor in
Nigeria’s history has been dashed.
The governorship candidate of the All
Progressives Congress in Taraba, Aisha Al-
Hassan, who put up a strong showing in the race
and who was thought to have won as collation
continued into the second day, has now been
At the end of collation of votes from all 16 local
government areas in the state, Ms. Al-hasan
polled 262, 381 votes to emerge runner-up in a
keenly contested election.
The candidate of Peoples Democratic Party,
Darius Ishaku, polled 326, 198 votes to emerge
the state’s governor-elect.
As results of the election from the local
government areas trickled into the office of the
Independent National Electoral Commission in
Jalingo, the Taraba State capital, Ms. Al-Hasan,
fondly known as Mama Taraba by supporters, at
some point overtook her main challenger, Mr.
This triggered nationwide celebration by people
who thought Ms. Al-hasan was on her way to
becoming the first female governor.
But the votes from Sardauna, the last local
government being expected, has just arrived,
dashing hopes of Nigeria getting her first female
INEC’s final collation is on-going and the
electoral body is expected to declare PDP’s Mr.
Ishaku the winner of the election.
More to come…
|Re: No Woman Governor For Nigeria Yet As Apc’s ‘mama Taraba’ Is Defeated by Firmjudge(m): 5:20pm On Apr 13, 2015|
iknow those Apc goones will start telling us it was rigged.
hohohohahaha were them fes female governors day ?
No be only change na akamu.
Up DDI. Darius Dickson Ishaku till 2023 God-willing.
Baba Danjuma knows what is Good for Tarabans.
APC no spot for una
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