Guber Polls: Binani Governorship Bid Thwarted As Fintiri Wins Fufore LGA With Large Margin

Adamawa State governor and governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmadu Fintiri, has won the Fufore Local Government Area, which is the only LGA whose result were yet to be announced in the governorship election.

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Aishatu ‘Binani’ Dahiru, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), had remained hopeful of becoming the first woman to be elected a state governor in Nigeria, however the hope have been thwarted after Fintiri secure victory in Fufore.

From the results announced so far, Mr Fintiri is leading with over 35,000 votes. While he has 401,113 votes, Binani has 365,498 votes.

The APC will need to surpass the current voting gap to be declared the winner of the election in the state.

Mr Fintiri won in 13 LGAs while Binani won in seven of the 20 declared so far.