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INEC declares PDP’s Fintiri winner of Adamawa supplementary poll

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The Independent National Electoral Comission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ahmadu Fintiri, the winner of the supplementary Adamawa State governorship election.

According to the returning officer, Professor Andrew Haruna, Fintiri polled a total of 376,552 to defeat his closest rival, Governor Muhammadu Bindow of the All Progressives Congress, who got 336, 386.

The exercise was conducted in 14 local government areas of the state, with a total of 40,988 registered voters.

The margin of lead by the PDP candidate, Fintiri, to his closest rival, Governor Bindow of APC in the previous exercise was 32,476,  necessitating the supplementary poll.

The affected LGAs where supplementary polls took place are   Fufore, Ganye, Girei, Guyuk, Hong, Lamurde, Madagali, Michika,  Mubi North, with 29 political parties participating.

Meanwhile,  INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner,  Barr Kassim Gaidam,  t he exercise was supervised by  top security agencies  lead by the Assistant Inspector General (AIG) Zone 3  in collaboration with sister security agencies in the state.

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