The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Darius Dickson Ishaku has won the governorship election in Taraba state.

Ishaku won 10 local government areas with accumulated votes of 369,318 at the end of the supplementary election on Saturday. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Returning Officer for Taraba State Prof. Ahmed Kyari declared him as governor-elect at the commission’s office in Jalingo on Sunday. Aisha Jummai Alhassan of the All Progressives Congress (APC) got 275,984 votes. Ishaku won with a difference of 93,334 votes. Candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) came a distant third with 29,985 votes.