Live updates of Adamawa governorship supplementary election

Live updates of Adamawa governorship supplementary election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has scheduled today, Thursday, March 28, to conduct the supplementary governorship election in Adamawa state.

Before the March 9 election was declared inconclusive, Ahmed Umar Fintiri, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had polled 367,471 votes, while the incumbent governor, Jibrilla Bindow of the All Progressives Congress (APC), had 334,995 votes.

It meant Fintiri was leading with a margin 32,476; however, ballots cancelled for various infractions amounted to 40,988, leaving INEC with no option but to schedule a rerun in the affected 44 polling units in 28 registration areas.

As the people of Adamawa state troop out to finally decide who will be their next governor for the next four years, Legit.ng is on ground to provide you with verified live updates of the voting process.

Accreditation and voting start 8am

Accreditation and voting will take place between 8am and 2pm in 29 Registration Areas, having 44 Polling Units, across 14 LGAs with a total number of 40,988 registered voters.

Voting ongoing at PU008 Bako Ward

Election is ongoing at PU008 Bako Ward Mustapha Primary School, Adamawa state, Yola South.

High voter turn-out in Kofar-Waya I

There is high voter turn-out in Kofar-Waya I Polling Unit, Girei LGA, Adamawa state.

Daily Trust gathered that the voters are in high spirit to cast their ballots for candidates of their choice as they sit patiently.

Officers and men of the Nigeria Police, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC), and Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC) are also on ground to control the surging crowd

Low voter turn-out at Ardo Maguwa/Kofar Ardo PU 001, Girei LGA

Accreditation and voting are going on smoothly at Ardo Maguwa/Kofar Ardo PU 001, Girei LGA. However, there is low voter turn-out amid tight security.

The Presiding Officer of the PU, who spoke to Daily Trust on condition of anonymity said there are a total of 770 registered voters in the unit.

Voting ongoing at Luman LGA

Voting is ongoing in Numan LGA, PU 005.

Voting ongoing at Rabarma unit, Numan 2 ward of Numan LGA

Accreditation and voting is ongoing at Rabarma unit, Numan 2 ward of Numan LGA, Song LGA Song Waje PU: 02-16-10-005, and Ganye LGA Sangasumi PU: 02-03-07-005.

Voting ends in some polling units

The voting process has ended in some of the polling units in Yola south and Michika LGAs. Sorting and counting of votes ongoing.

Results from Guyuk LGA

Polling Unit 017, Guyuk LGA

APC - 8

PDP - 176

Polling Unit 001, Guyuk LGA

APC - 0

PDP - 154

Dangir Dutse Polling Unit 001, Chikala Ward

APC - 0

PDP -144

Guyuk PU 001

APC - 0

PDP - 154

PU 005, Karalbadi Duhu Mayowandu:

ADC - 5

APC – 0

PDP – 131

SDP - 1

Results from Yola South

Bako Ward, Yola South LGA

APC - 60

PDP - 185

Results from Girei LGA

PU 003 Modire Ward, Girei LG

APC 93

PDP 278

Ardo Maguwa/Kofan Ardo PU 001, Girei l Ward, Girei LGA

APC 102

PDP 72

Kofarwaya PU 003

Girei Ward:

APC - 46

PDP - 168

Results from Lamurde LGA

PU 001, Hadiyo Unit, Lamurde LGA

APC 09

PDP 146

Results from Numan

Germin Ward:

APC - 2

PDP - 202

Kadomti Ward:

APC - 5

PDP - 214

Kikan Ward:

APC - 1

PDP - 362

Zabarma Ward:

APC - 26

PDP - 199

Kolbani Duhu/ Mayo Madagali:

APC – 0

PDM – 5

PDP – 135

Results from Michika LGA

PU 003, Moda Dlaka, Michika LG

PDP 101

APC 166

PU 006, Jigalambu, Michika LG

PDP 248

APC 7

FWA Unit PU 005 Michika LGA

PDP 161

APC 3

Results from Madagali LGA

PU 005, Kolbadi, Madagali LGA

APC 0

PDP 131

Results from Song LGA

Atiku Primary School, PU 001, Song LGA

APC 203

PDP 209

Didango PU 003, Song LGA

APC 116

PDP 268

PU 019, J.K.Umaru Song LGA

APC 86

PDP 170

Results from Mubi LGA

Pwagui PU 024, Mubi LGA

PDP 204

APC 1

Ribawa PU 016 Mubi LGA

PDP 261

APC 7

Mitiri PU 023, Mubi LGA

PDP 266

APC 2

Results from Mubi North

Mitiri Primary School PU 023 Kofar Jauro, Muchalla Ward M

APC 2

PDP 266

Ribawo PU Muchalla Ward

APC 7

PDP 261

Mbulaya-Jilvu PU Muchalla Ward

APC 1

PDP 204

Movura-Jilvu Muchalla Ward

APC 1

PDP 169

Collation of Adamawa rerun results shifted

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has moved the collation of result of the Adamawa governorship supplementary election to 8pm.

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of INEC in the state, Kasim Gaidam, confirmed this in Yola.

According to him, the collation would begin at the Adamawa state governorship election collation centre at INEC state headquarters in Yola at the scheduled time.

Gaidam noted that the election had been concluded peacefully and successfully in the 44 polling units in 14 local government areas of the state.

“We thank Almighty God that the supplementary election was conducted successfully and the collation of the result will commenced by 8pm today,” he said while thanking the residents for their peaceful conduct during the exercise.

PDP's Fintiri wins Adamawa governorship election

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmadu Fintiri, has defeated the incumbent governor, Mohammed Bindow, who flew the flag of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

At the end of the announcement of results from the supplementary election, the PDP polled 10,480 votes while APC secured 1391 votes.

Source: Legit

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