Late Taraba Speaker’s Brother Sworn-in as Assembly Member

Daniel Tsokwa, a younger brother of the late Speaker of the Taraba State House of Assembly, Hon Haruna Tsokwa was on Monday sworn in as a member of the assembly. The younger Tsokwa won the rights to replace his brother in the legislature having won the February 21 by-election for Takum 1 Constituency in the state.

Tsokwa who was elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party won with a total of 36, 070 votes to defeat Musa Danjuma of the All Progressives Congress who had 4, 479 votes.

The former Speaker died on November 4, 2013 leaaving a vacant seat which led to the by-election.

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