Adamawa Decides 2019

The Adamawa governorship supplementary election was held today Thursday as the citizens of the state went out to elect their governor.

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Concise News had reported that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared the governorship election in Adamawa state inconclusive.

The supplementary poll held in the 14 local government areas of the northeast state.

“The LGAs in Adamawa State where the supplementary governorship election will be conducted are: Fufore, Ganye, Girei, Guyuk, Hong, Lamurde, Madagali, Michika, Mubi North, Numan, Shelleng, Song, Toungo, and Yola South,” the state Resident Electoral Commissioner, Kasim Gaidam, said.

Adamawa Supplementary Election: A Two-Horse Race

Adamawa’s incumbent governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Muhammad Bindow will battle it out with Ahmadu Fintiri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Adamawa: PDP Takes Lead

According to the results announced thus far by INEC, the PDP has 367,472 votes, while the APC has 334,995.

This means that the margin between them is 32,476 votes.

Adamawa Supplementary Election Updates, Live Report

Stay glued to the Concise News website and continually refresh this page for live updates of the Adamawa governorship supplementary results.


Counting of votes begins

Voting has ended in the Adamawa supplementary election with the counting of votes in progress.

The election was largely peaceful with a low turnout of voters.


The electoral officers have arrived polling unit 004 in Ngurore ward of Yola South Local government Area but security officials have yet to be in the venue.

Also, the exercise will take place in two other polling units in Ngurore ward with voting in progress in one of the polling units in Yola South LGA.

The turnout, however, is low with the process going on without skirmishes thus far.


 

Adamawa Supplementary Election: Voting Going On Smoothly With Low-voter Turnout

Voting has started in the Adamawa governorship election on Thursday across 14 local governments in the State.

Concise News understands that the exercise, even though peaceful, has recorded a low-voter turnout.

The exercise started on time at Bako polling unit 008 Mustapha Primary School, Yola at 8 a.m. as materials and officials arrived ahead of the Adamawa supplementary poll.

“We are here to exercise our franchise, and as you can see now there is orderliness as INEC officials are waiting for voters to come,’’ said Ibrahim Bappa Waziri, a voter told Sahara Reporters.

Another one, at the Bako ward, Hawwa Musa, expressed joy with the peaceful conduct of the election.

“We want to vote a candidate of our choice and I have cast my votes, no hiccup or molestation by either thugs or security operatives. Things are going smoothly for now,’’ she said.