Breaking: PDP wins Adamawa governorship election election

Breaking: PDP wins Adamawa governorship election election

The Adamawa state governorship election was concluded late Thursday, March 28, with the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmadu Fintiri, defeating the incumbent governor, Mohammed Bindow.

Vanguard reports that at the end of the announcement of results from the supplementary election, the PDP polled 10,480 votes while APC secured 1391 votes.

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

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.

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The PDP had also warned the APC against attempts to rig the rerun.

Speaking on Wednesday, March 27, through a statement released by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP declared that any attempt to rig the rerun would be severely met with people's wrath.

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