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BREAKING! First Female Governor Emerges In Nigeria As Tribunal Sacks Taraba State Governor

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Written by PeterPiper


The Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja has removed the Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku.

The tribunal has declared the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mrs Aisha Alhassan, winner of the April 11 election in Taraba State.

Mrs Alhassan had challenged the victory of Governor Ishaku in the Taraba State governorship election.

The tribunal Chairman, Justice Musa Abubakar, had on October 7 reserved judgment indefinitely after hearing the final submissions of the counsels.

In his final address, the Lead counsel to the petitioners, Mr Mahmoud Magaji (SAN), asked the tribunal to return Mrs Alhassan as the duly elected governor of Taraba State.

The Counsel to the governor, Mr Kanu Agabi (SAN) prayed the court to dismiss the petition, describing it as lacking in merit.

The courtroom is filled with lawyers and supporters of the two parties.

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