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JUST IN: INEC declares Fintiri winner of Adamawa governorship election

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Ahmadu Fintiri as the winner of the Adamawa State governorship election.

The Returning Officer, Muhammed Melee, declared incumbent Fintiri of the Peoples Democratic Party winner on Tuesday after polling 430,861 votes to defeat his major counterpart Aisha Binani of the All Progressives Congress who polled 398,788.

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Recalls that INEC reopened the collation centre for the supplementary election results on Tuesday.

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The collation exercise in the state was stopped on Sunday after the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Hudu Ari, declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Binani the winner of the election, which led the commission on Monday to ask Hudu to stay away from the office.


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