Sunday, 10 March 2019

Guber polls: PDP wins Abia, leading in Adamawa

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of the PDP has won the governorship election Abia State.

The governor garnered 261,127 votes to beat his closest challenger and candidate the APC, Uche Ogah, who got 99,754. While Alex Otti of APGA came third with 64,366 votes.

In Adamawa, The candidate of the PDP, Ahmadu Fintiri, is leading in the governorship election with over 20,000 votes advantage in 18 local government areas declared yet.

Fintiri, a former acting governor of the state who ruled for only three months, is in a hot contest with the incumbent governor, Jibrila Bindow of the ruling APC.

Earlier, Bindow had maintained a slim lead ahead of Fintiri with 4233 votes as INEC announced results from 11 local government areas, mostly his strongholds.

But starting from the 12th local government areas that was returned at the Collation Centre, the PDP candidate took over the lead.

According to the latest results so far released by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in 18 LGAs, Fintiri now leads with 21, 094 votes.

From the 18 local government results, Bindow has a total votes of 309, 950 votes while Mr Fintiri has 331, 044 votes

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