Ahmadu Fintiri

Senate President Bukola Saraki has congratulated newly elected governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Fintiri, on his victory at the state governorship election.

The Director-General of Atiku Campaign Council wished the governor-elect success on the new path.

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Nigeria’s electoral umpire, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Friday morning declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) the winner of the Adamawa State governorship election.

Fintiri polled 376,552 votes to defeat incumbent Governor Jibrilla Bindow of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Bindow got 336,386 votes, while Senator Abdul-Azeez Nyako of the ADC scored 113,237, followed by SDP’s Emmanuel Bello, who polled 29,792 votes.

And Saraki in his congratulatory message on Twitter said “As you prepare to serve the great people of Adamawa State, I wish you grace, wisdom and utmost success on all fronts.”

He wrote: “Congratulations to Governor-Elect, Ahmadu Fintiri, on your victory in #AdamawaDecides. As you prepare to serve the great people of Adamawa State, I wish you grace, wisdom and utmost success on all fronts.”