- Presidential election results of 18 out of 21 local government areas of Adamawa have been received by the presidential collation centre in Yola
- Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari, won nine local government areas
- Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, also won nine local government areas
- Results of the remaining three local government areas are being awaited
The presidential collation centre in Yola has received the presidential election results from 18 out of the 21 local government areas of Adamawa, with the APC and PDP each winning in nine council areas.
The collation officers of the 18 local government areas announced the results in Yola before the returning officer and Vice Chancellor, Federal University, Gashua, Yobe state, Professor Andrew Yakubu, NAN reports.
Legit.ng gathers that the local government areas so far won by the ruling APC are Yola South, Yola North, Mubi South, Mubi North, Girei, Maiha, Ganye, Fufore and Shelleng.
The PDP won in Hong, Guyuk, Lamurde, Numan, Demsa, Mayo-Belwa, Madagali, Song and Gombi local government areas.
Yakubu said results from the remaining three local government areas – Jada, Toungo and Michika – were being awaited.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) for the House of Representatives, 35-year-old Tajudeen Adeyemi Adefisoye, won the Idanre/Ifedore federal constituency seat at the National Assembly election held on Saturday, February 23, in Ondo state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday, February 24, declared Adefisoye as winner of the election.
Adefisoye floored his closest rival, Kayode Akinmade of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), by polling 16,186 votes, while the latter got 14,191.
Akinmade is a former commissioner in the government of Olusegun Mimiko, former governor of Ondo state.
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In another previous report by Legit.ng, the senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, reportedly called for the cancellation of the election that was held in the senatorial district on February 23.
Addressing pressmen ahead of the official announcement of the results, Sani, a candidate of People’s Redemption Party (PRP), claimed the cancellation was expedient following an alleged report of violence, over-voting and ballot stuffing.
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