The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Ahmadu Fintiri, governor of Adamawa, as the winner of the state governorship election.
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.
Aishatu, popularly known as Binani, was earlier illegally announced winner by the suspended Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC.
Breakdown of the final figures below:
AA = 643
ADC = 3024
ADP = 2174
APC = 396,788
APGA = 892
APM = 606
APP = 286