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JUST IN: INEC announces PDP’s Agbu as winner of Taraba Governorship election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Peoples Democratic Party guber candidate, Kefas Agbu the winner of the Taraba State governorship poll.

Agbu, scored 257,926 votes to defeat the candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) who polled 202,277.

In third place, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Emmanuel Bwacha, garnered 142,502 ballots.


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The state Returning Officer Prof M.A. Abdulazeez declared Agbu the winner at 12:30 am on Tuesday, after finding his win in fulfilment of the requirements to be named the governor-elect.

Abdulazeez called on all contestants to “forgive each other” adding, “We are doing this to ensure that democracy has gone a long way in Nigeria.”

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