1steleven9jatv.com reports that the ambition of Senator Aishat Binani to become the first elected female governor in Nigeria has been cut short as she has just lost the Adamawa governorship election to PDP’s Fintiri who is seeking a second term.

Reports had it yesterday that Binani emerged winner of the election only to discover the news were fake and orchestrated by the APC. Many of the party chieftains already congratulated her for the unconfirmed victory.


Unfortunately, A PREMIUM TIMES tally of the announced results shows that Mr Fintiri scored a total of 421,522 votes, while his closest challenger, Aisha Dahiru of the APC, scored 390,275 votes from the 21 local governments.


As of Monday morning, Mr Fintiri was leading Mrs Dahiru, popularly called Binani, after the results of 20 local governments had been announced. But the APC candidate was hopeful of security a large victory in the remaining local government, Fufore.


Fufore’s results were announced Monday evening.


Although Binani won in Fufore, it was not enough to close the margin of victory of Mr Fintiri.


In total, Mr Fintiri won in 13 local governments while Binani won in eight.

The race to the Adamawa government house was a closely contested one between the two candidates.


INEC is expected to declare Mr Fintiri the winner of the election in the next few minutes.



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