Aisha Alhassan the past Minister of Women affairs and social Development initially joined the governorship race under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) but decamped after she was disqualified without any given reason.
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Moments after she joined the United Development Party (UDP) on September 29, she has emerged as the governorship flag bearer for the Party. if you recall, In 2015, she contested for the governorship position of Taraba State but lost to Darius Ishaku of the PDP.
The Returning Officer and National Publicity Secretary of the party, Olusegun Adeleye, on Tuesday declared Aisha Alhassan victorious of the governorship primary which took place in Jalingo, the state capital after she got 246 votes.