Okorocha, Ikpeazu win, Alhassan fails to make history
The chances of Aisha Alhassan, governorship candidate of the APC in Taraba state of becoming the first elected female governor in the country is getting slimmer, as feelers emerging from the results so far in suggest that the PDP, may just clinch the position.
Though INEC is yet to officially make the final pronouncements, results of the election at the polling units across the 218 voting points across the 10 local government areas of the state, placed the PDP candidate, Darius Ishaku ahead of Senator Alhassan.
The figures show that Ishaku has polled a total of 1598 votes against APC’s 427 as at the time of filling this report.
In Imo State, bookmakers lived up to their billing as the results of the re-run governorship election in trickled in, with the APC candidate, Governor Rochas Okorocha, comfortably coasting home to victory.
The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Job Doma, led the arrest of the five INEC personnel at Omuma, Oru East local government area, where Senator Uzodinma comes from.
In Abia, the PDP governorship candidate, Okezie Ikpeazu, won the race, by polling 264,173 votes to beat his rival, Dr Alex Otti of the APGA who had 180,882 votes. Total votes cast in the the election was 462,684, while 9,440 votes were rejected.
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April 26, 2015 at 8:32 am
Imo making sense
April 26, 2015 at 10:10 am
Wished we had a history maker in Alhassan. Now, won’t trek to Lekki Phase 2 from Phase 1 as promised if she won. Sad!
April 26, 2015 at 12:58 pm
I’m lost on the phase 2 to phase 1 joke. Can I be enlightened? I really wanted her to win but I guess that was just based on sentiment. Didn’t check if she was d best person for the job
April 26, 2015 at 2:27 pm
Had ‘threatened’ to trek over some distance if Mama Taraba won. Just like you, was simply looking out for a history-maker.
April 26, 2015 at 6:17 pm
wow she lost….sad