The gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Adamawa State has disclosed that he will emerge victorious in the rerun elections, God willing.
Fintiri who was speaking to journalists in a mobile interview after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), declared the state governorship election inconclusive, maintained that he has accepted INEC’s cancellation of some polling units in good faith.
According to him, he is not afraid of anything as the PDP is ready for another election anytime anywhere.
“I am very hopefully, Adamawa is my constituency, I have been voted massively across the nooks and crannies of the state”
“I am ever ready, and will emerged victorious during the supplementary election”, he stated.
Fintiri called upon the people of Adamawa not to lose hope, he urged them to be calm and come out en mass and vote for the PDP again.
The flag bearer commended the electoral process saying he is satisfied with the processes.
He also appreciated all the security agencies for maintaining law and order during and after the elections.
Reacting, the North East National Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mustapha Salihu alleged that the entire process was marred by irregularities and fraud.
According to him, they are not satisfy with the conduct of the election hence, party will not accept the outcome of such an exercise.
” The APC as a party will not accept the out come of such election, we are going to challenge the result at the Election Tribunal”.
Earlier, the state returning office for the governorship election, professor Andrew Haruna has announced the election as inconclusive.
Haruna explained that 40,988 votes were cancelled in 44 polling units across the state which tempered with the interest of voters, while the margin of lead between the two major contenders ( PDP & APC) is 32,479.
According to him, the election is said to be inconclusive because the margin of votes between the two top candidates is lesser than total votes voided in 44 polling units.
New Nigerian reports that before the election was declared inconclusive, the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmadu Umar Fintiri, has a total of 367, 471 votes while governor, Mohammed Umar Jibrilla Bindow of the APC polled 334, 995 votes and and Senator AbdulAzeez Nyako of ADC got 113,205 votes respectively