- Ahmadu Fintiri, the winner of the Adamawa state governorship election, has shaded his closest rival, Aishatu Binani
- Fintiri, who was re-elected for a second term under the umbrella of the PDP, defeated Binani, who contested on the platform of the APC
- The election, which was earlier declared inconclusive, was marred by a series of controversies, particularly during the supplementary poll conducted on April 15
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Ahmadu Fintiri of PDP shades Aishatu Binani
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Fintiri was the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and scored 430,861 votes to lead Aisha ‘Binani’ Dahiru of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who polled 398,788 votes.
Reacting to the outcome of the poll on his Twitter page on Wednesday, April 19, the governor described the supplementary election as a good example of a movie script.
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The governor stressed that the people's mandate was reclaimed as he promised the state's people a greater Adamawa.
INEC declared the Adamawa governorship election inconclusive earlier and scheduled a rerun for April 15. The rerun election was marred with controversies, but Fintiri was later declared the winner.
Here is his tweet:
“I think the recent happenings in Adamawa will make a good movie script! Las Las ‘breakfast’ was served very hot and the people’s mandate reclaimed. A Greater Adamawa is Possible!”
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INEC resumes Adamawa governorship election results collation
Legit.ng earlier reported that INEC had resumed collating Adamawa Saturday's supplementary governor election results barely 48 hours after the suspension.
The resumption of the exercise commenced under tight security at the state collation centre in Yola, Adamawa's capital.
Present at the centre was the returning officer, Mohammed Mele, the national spokesperson of INEC, Festus Okoye and other top officials of the commission in the state.