Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo
The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Alh Atiku Abubakar is enjoying a marginal lead in the presidential race in Taraba State.
The PDP is currently leading in seven out of the thirteen local governments so far declared with a total of 302,471 as against 284,333 of the All Progressives Congress APC.
Also the senatorial candidate of the PDP Senator Emmanuel Bwacha has won the Southern Taraba senatorial seat after clinching 96,352 votes, beating the candidates APC and APGA who got 51,971 and 47,093 respectively.
The collation for the Northern and Central zones is still ongoing at the time of this report while the presidential election result is being awaited in the three remaining local governments in the state.
Details of the results so far released are as follows: