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How Adamawa REC, Hudu, unilaterally declared APC’s candidate winner

INEC presents certificates to Saturday’s by-election winners

The Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Hudu Yunusa Ari, controversially and unilaterally declared the Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Aishatu Dahiru Bunani, winner of the Adamawa governorship election.

The REC was said to have sneaked into the collation centre two hours before the scheduled time for the resumption of collation to declare the APC candidate, Aisha Dahiru Bunani, as the winner.

The results of about 10 local governments were already announced since the commencement of the collation of the supplementary governorship election results at about 9 pm of 15th April, 2023 and the collation was suspended to officially resume today 16th of April, 2023.

While the entire state awaited the resumption of collation, it was reported that the REC, Hudu Yunusa Ari, came to the Collation centre at around 9am to mysteriously declare the APC candidate winner.

Details of the results released so far show that the incumbent Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, was leading by a wide margin.

Read also: Adamawa rerun: INEC suspends result collation over REC’s action

At the time the election was declared inconclusive, the Adamawa State governor was already leading by 31,249.

Below are the details of the collated results so far:

DEMSA
Reg. Voters 366
Accredited. Voters 168
APC 43
PDP 124
Total Valid Votes 167
Rej. Votes 01
Total Votes Cast 168

YOLA SOUTH
Reg. Voters 5477
Accredited Voters 1552
APC 797
PDP 678
Total Valid Votes 1499
Rej. Votes 53
Total Votes Cast 1552

YOLA NORTH
Reg. Voters 2222
Accredited Voters 746
APC 368
PDP 357
Total Valid Votes 729
Rej. Votes 17
Total Votes Cast 746

LAMURDE
Reg. Voters 2275
Accredited. Voters 886
APC 285
PDP 580
Total Valid Votes 867
Rej. Votes 19
Total Votes Cast 886

JADA
Reg. Voters 802
Accredited Voters 442
APC 145
PDP 271
Total Valid Votes 423
Rej. Votes 16
Total Votes Cast 439

GANYE
Reg. Voters 863
Accredited Voters 501
APC 176
PDP 309
Total Valid Votes 496
Rej. Votes 05
Total Votes Cast 501

SONG
Reg. Voters 2275
Accredited Voters 1011
APC 558
PDP 411
Total Valid Votes 983
Rej. Votes 17
Total Votes Cast 1000

SHELLENG
Reg. Voters 1081
Accredited Voters 526
APC 223
PDP 299
Total Valid Votes 522
Rej. Votes 04
Total Votes Cast 526

MAIHA
Reg. Voters 702
Accredited Voters 389
APC 172
PDP 207
Total Valid Votes 382
Rej. Votes 07
Total Votes Cast 389

HONG
APC : 361
PDP : 1056