Adamawa re-run: PDP floors APC in Bako ward, Yola

Adamawa re-run: PDP floors APC in Bako ward, Yola

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won in polling units 007 and 008 at Bako ward in Yola, as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) concluded the governorship supplementary election in Adamawa state today, Thursday, March 28.

The PDP scored 150 votes while arch opponent, the All Progressives Congress (APC) had 68 votes at the polling unit 008.

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Also, at the polling unit 007, the PDP polled a whopping 185 votes, to beat the APC which secured 60 votes.

The election was seen as a contest between two major candidate of APC and PDP Governor Jibrilla Bindow and Ahmadu Fintiri respectively.

It should be recalled that before the March 9 election was declared inconclusive, Fintiri, a former acting governor of the state, already polled 367,471 votes, while Bindow scored 334,995 votes, put the former with a leading votes of 32,476.

It be noted also that ballots cancelled for various infractions amounted to 40,988, making INEC to schedule a rerun in the affected 44 polling units in 28 registration areas.

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Meanwhile, earlier reported that the Adamawa state chapter of the APC threatened to boycott the supplementary governorship election if the INEC insists on conducting it on Thursday, March 28.

The state organising secretary of APC, Alhaji Ahmed Lawan, made the party's position known on Wednesday, March 27, in Yola, the state capital. ( -> We have upgraded to serve you better.

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