We have made history by producing Nigeria’s first elected female governor – Taraba APC

Supporters of the All Progressives in Taraba State on Saturday said the court had restored their and glory of producing the first democratically-elected female governor.

The APC supporters told the News of in Abuja, shortly after the judgment of the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal for Taraba which declared Mrs. Aisha Alhassan of APC as governor.

The tribunal, in its judgment delivered at the Court of Appeal premises in Abuja, nullified the election of Darius Ishaku of the on the grounds that he was not validly nominated at the PDP primaries to contest the governorship election.

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One of the supporters, Amina Dauda, said the was well-deserved “and it shows that the judiciary is the last hope for aggrieved people.

“I am happy that a woman is now the governor of Taraba.

“It is a good encouragement for us and we have made history in Nigeria.”

Another supporter, Mr. Suleiman Ibrahim, said “the judgment is a confirmation that Taraba is for APC.”

Ibrahim said he was happy that a woman from APC was declared winner of the election by the tribunal “and that is a reflection of the wish of Taraba people.”

Meanwhile, the court premises and surroundings were agog with celebration as the of the tribunal filtered to the crowd who were anxiously inside and outside of the premises.

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APC supporters were seen jubilating and shouting “APC!, Sai !!.”

Some other groups were also seen outside the court premises blasting music and dancing.

It took the efforts of security men to clear the way for the APC candidate to access to her car when she stepped out of the court room, as security was beefed up within and around the court to control the crowd.

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