The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Senator Aisha Dahiru, popularly known as Binani, as winner of the Adamawa Governorship election.
Prof Hudu Yunus Ari, the Resident Electoral Commissioner of Adamawa, declared Binani as the winner midway into the collation on Sunday, April 16, 2023.
Results from 10 out of the 20 local government areas had been declared while the exercise was adjourned till 11am.
However, Ari announced the final result an hour before the scheduled time.
Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was leading before the pronouncement was made.
VIDEO: The moment Binani was declared winner pic.twitter.com/DIgCGMnRuk
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