Again: Ikenya floors evangelist Munlip, wins Taraba LP Guber primaries
The former minister of labour and productivity, sen. Joel Danladi Ikenya has been declared winner of the labour party governorship primary rerun in Taraba state.
Mr. Herbert Alexander, chairman of the electoral committee while announcing the result of the exercise which held at the party Secretariat in Jalingo, declared that Senator Ikenya score 82 votes to defeat evangelist Philip Munlip who got zero vote while 1 vote was declared invalid.
Mr. Alexander earlier announced that, a total of 90 delegates drawn from across all local government were expected to participate in the exercise but only 83 were accredited and participated.
Reacting to the result, Mrs. Esther Gulmu the Party state chairperson commended the Independent national electoral Commision INEC, delegates and other party men and women for a free fair and credible exercise.
She said the exercise was a clear demonstration of unity among party members in ensuring that the labour party wrestle power from PDP in Taraba and win for her presidential candidate Mr. Peter Obi in up coming general election.