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 4/26/2015         No comments
 
The woman who would have become Nigeria's first female governor has rejected the results.
According to NAN,the APC candidate in the just-concluded governorship election in Taraba State, Sen. Aisha Alhassan, has rejected the results of the poll as announced by INEC on Sunday.

Addressing a press conference in Jalingo, shortly after the announcement of the results, Alhassan described the entire elections process as a “daylight robbery” and said the party would challenge the results in the elections petitions tribunal.
“The combined governorship elections in Taraba were characterised by violence, massive rigging, ballot snatching and abuse of the card readers in substantial parts of the state by the PDP and their allies,”
Alhassan said all the complaints on the irregularities and abuse of the election guidelines were promptly reported to INEC, but that no action was taken.

Ishaku of the PDP scored 369,318 votes to emerge victorious.Aisha Alhassan came second with 275,984 votes,

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