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The incumbent Governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Fintiri of the People’s Democratic Party PDP has been declared the winner of the state governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

He defeated thirteen other guber candidates in the state to retain his position as Governor of the state.

The Informant247 recalls that the REC, on Sunday April 16, 2023 declared the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Adamawa State, Senator Aishatu Ahmed Binani the winner of the election even while collation of results was still ongoing.

The headquarters of the electoral commission has taken a quick step on the critical electoral issue as it suspended the REC and postponed the announcement of the results indefinitely.

The INEC on Tuesday April 18, 2023 held a meeting to discuss issues concerning the Adamawa governorship election.

It called on the Inspector-General of Police, Alkali Baba Usman to immediately investigate and possibly prosecute the Resident Electoral Commissioner REC for Adamawa State, Barr. Hudu Yunusa Ari.

The INEC after its Tuesday’s meeting also alerted the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha to bring the unacceptable act of the REC to the awareness of concerned appointing authority for due action.

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba also removed the Adamawa State Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Barde.

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