The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Ahmadu Fintiri, governor of Adamawa, as the winner of the state governorship election.
Binani was earlier illegally announced winner by the suspended Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC.
But Mele Lamido, the returning officer for the Adamawa governorship election, declared Fintiri as the winner after the collation of the supplementary election results.
The final results show that Aisha Binani, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), scored APC 398,788 votes, while Fintiri, the incumbent governor, and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had 430,861 votes to win the poll.
SEE RESULTS BELOW:
APC – 396,788
PDP – 430,861
Total number of registered – 2,196,566
Accredited voters – 876,387
Valid votes – 853,819
Rejected votes – 15,287
Total votes cast – 869,106
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