INEC Issues Adamawa Governor-Elect Fintiri and deputy, Certificate of Return

Written by on April 19, 2023

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), have issued the Governor-elect of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Fintiri, and the deputy governor-elect, Prof Kaletapwa Farauta, their Certificates of Return in Abuja.

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

In his acceptance speech after being declared winner, the governor-elect said he was “humbled the more.”

While congratulating his co-contenders for their struggle in the governorship race, Fintiri condemned the action of Hudu who had earlier declared Binani as the winner of the election saying the action of the REC “fell below expectation,” He thanked the people of Adamawa “for voting for continuity.”

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