The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Ahmadu Fintiri, has emerged winner of the supplementary governorship election in Adamawa State.
As announced by Professor Mohammed Mele the state Returning Officer, Fintiri who is the incumbent governor of the state scored a total of 430, 861 votes to defeat the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Aisha Binani who got 396,788.
Recall INEC had on Sunday suspended collation for the supplementary governorship election in Adamawa after the embattled Resident Electoral Commissioner, Hudu Yunusa Ari announced APC’s Aisha as the winner the Saturday supplementary election.
Ari’s declarationm was contrary to the provisions of the Electoral Act.
Section 25 of the Electoral Act, 2022 empowers only the returning officer to announce the result and declare the winner of an election at the state collation centre in the case of election of a governor of a state.
MAYO BELWA LGA. APC. 478 PDP. 672
TOUNGO LGA APC: 427 PDP: 360
GUYUK LGA APC. 228 PDP. 322
GOMBI LGA APC 12 PDP. 53
MUBI NORTH LGA APC. 168 PDP. 319
MICHIKA LGA APC. 562 PDP 1,027
GIREI LGA APC. 589 PDP. 444
NUMAN LGA APC 621 PDP. 1,403
MADAGALI LGA APC. 47 PDP. 147
MUBI SOUTH LGA APC. 253 PDP 298…