Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been re-elected as Governor of Adamawa State for second term.
The Governor beats his closest rival, Senator Aishatu Dahiru Binani of All Progressives Congress (APC) and other contestants after a supplementary election conducted on 15th April, 2023.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the 18th March governorship election in the state inconclusive as the margin of lead between the candidates was less than the number of canceled votes.
Announcing the result of the election in Yola on Tuesday, the Returning Officer, Prof. Mohammed Mele said Governor Fintiri polled 430, 821 votes to defeat Senator Binani who scored 396,788 votes.
With the official announcement of the result, Governor Fintiri has been declared governor-elect, with Professor Kaletapwa Farauta as his deputy governor-elect.
Adamawa State has a total number of
2,196,566 registered voters, and a total of 876,387 voters were accredited for the election.