Ribadu in poor poll show, trails in third position in Adamawa

Ribadu in poor poll show, trails in third position in Adamawa

Sunday, April 12, 2015 3:20 pm

Nuhu Ribadu: poor poll show

Nuhu Ribadu: poor poll show

Malam Nuhu Ribadu, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Adamawa state is performing poorly as results in 60 per cent of the local councils showed.

Ribadu is now in third position with 46,519 votes, with results in 12 out of 21 local councils already tallied. The candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Marcus Gundiri is second 124, 326 votes, while the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Jibrilla Bindow leads the pack with 206,576 votes.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the state Returning Officer, Prof. Geoffrey Okogboo, Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Technology,Wukari, announced the results in Yola on Sunday.

Okogboo explained that the result was collected from the local government collation officers.

According to him, the APC candidate, sen. Jibrilla Bindo, is leading in seven of the local government areas, including Yola South, Yola North, Maiha, Song, Girei, Mayo Belwa and Gombi with 206,576 votes.

The officer also disclosed that the Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate, Mr Markus Gundiri, clinched 124,326 votes in five local government areas, including Lamurde, Michika, Madagali, Hong and Numan.

Malam Nuhu Ribadu, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer, emerged third having polled 46,519 votes.

The results announced so far have been accepted by representatives of the various political parties at the collation centre as none objected the outcome.

Results from nine other councils now being awaited.

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  • Kekedu says:

    What a waste.

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