INEC Declares Adamawa Guber Election Inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the governorship election in Adamawa State inconclusive, Channels TV is reporting.

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Aishatu Dahiru famously known as Binani polled 390, 275 while the incumbent, Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, polled 421,524.

However, INEC declared the election inconclusive due to the margin of votes.

So far, the results of 20 governorship polls have been announced. The APC takes the lead with 14 states, the PDP with five states and the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) with one state. The election in Kebbi was similarly declared inconclusive by the electoral body while the collation of the results of governorship polls in Abia and Enugu was suspended.

Officially, nine of the 11 governors who sought reelection in the March 18 polls held across Nigeria in West Africa have been declared winners by INEC to return to office for another four-year term each.

They are Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State, Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State, Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State and Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State.

Of the 28 states, 11 serving governors sought reelection while 17 outgoing governors are in the final weeks of their constitutional two-term limits of eight years, having been sworn in on May 29, 2015.

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CORRIGENDUM:  Dear readers, our recent article titled “Adamawa Re-elects Fintiri, Crippled Binani’s Governorship Ambition”, was published in error. Our reporters erroneously reported that the results of the Adamawa State governorship election had been declared, which led to the publication of an inaccurate article.

We would like to take this opportunity to apologize to our readers for any confusion or inconvenience that this may have caused. We understand the importance of accurate reporting, and we take full responsibility for this error.

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