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2023: Adamawa female senator, Binani, defeats Ribadu, Bindow to emerge APC guber candidate

Senator Aisha Dahiru Ahmed Binani has emerged as the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Adamawa State.

Announcing the results in Yola, the state capital, the election committee chairman, Malam Gambo, said Binani scored the highest number of votes in the election, which was contested by some heavyweights in the state.

Binani scores 430 votes while Nuhu Ribadu, former chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), trailed with 288 votes.

The immediate past governor, Muhammadu Jibrilla Bindow, came third with 103 votes, Abdurrazaq Namda polled 94 votes while Wafari Theman got 39 votes.

Umar Mustapha Madawaki and Wafarniyi Theman respectively clinched a fifth and sixth position in the contest.

Binani, the senator representing Adamawa Central zone had previously served as a member House of Representatives for Yola North/Yola South/Girei Federal Constituency.

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