Naija News reports the state Returning Officer, Professor Andrew Haruna, made the announcement at the INEC office in Yola early Friday morning, March 29.
Announcing the final results of the governorship supplementary elections held on Thursday, Prof. Haruna said the PDP candidate scored a total of 376,552 votes to defeat the outgoing governor of the state and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Governor Jibrilla Bindow who got 336,386 votes.
His words: “That Umar Ahmadu of the PDP, having satisfied the highest number of votes is hereby declared elected,” Prof. Haruna said.
Naija News reports that the opposition party won the governorship election in Adamawa state with a margin of 40,166 votes.
Meanwhile, before the March 9 election which INEC declared inconclusive, Fintiri, a former acting governor of the state, who ruled for only three months, had polled 367,471 votes, while APC’s Bindow scored 334,995 votes.