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PDP Sweeps Adamawa LG Chairmanship Election

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Candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were on Sunday declared winners in all the 21 local government areas of Adamawa State following the local council election held on Saturday.

The Adamawa State Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC) announced results of the election Sunday evening, indicating that PDP candidates did far better in the LGAs than the next strong party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and a couple of other parties that fielded candidates.

The Executive Chairman of ADSIEC, Isa Shetimma, declared the results amidst allegation that the election was riddled with irregularities.

The council election which was conducted peacefully on Saturday became controversial later that Saturday and much of Sunday, well before the results were announced Sunday evening, with many APC stakeholders alleging irregularities.

There had been allegations since Saturday evening that election did not even hold in Song and Hong LGAs.

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Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Babachir Lawal strengthened the allegation Sunday afternoon when he raised the allegation that there was no council election in Hong where he spent much of Saturday.

He said in a statement that the so-called election was a shame and an insult to Adamawa people.

The former SGF accused Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of failing to deliver on his promise to ensure free and fair election and declared that the result of the poll could not be accepted.

ADSIEC released the results Sunday evening, nonetheless, showing the scores of the two leading parties against the 21 LGAs as presented below:

Demsa PDP 16,664; APC 9,647

Fufore PDP 26,720; APC 14,482

Ganye PDP 13,241; APC 9,793; ADC 1,756

Girei PDP 24,768; APC 6,235

Gobir PDP 25,723; APC 1,683; ADC 3,974

Guyuk PDP 22,457; APC 6,331; SDP 332

Hong PDP 28,369; APC 521; MRD 117

Jada PDP 24, 642; APC 11,153

Lamurde PDP 16,803; APC 6,538

Madagali PDP 25,291; APC 4,097

Maiha PDP 27,096; APC 7,754

Mayo-Belwa PDP 21,872; APC 12,780

Michika PDP 39,295; APC 9,419

Mubi North PDP 32,927; APC 2,430; AA 1,856

Mubi South PDP 25,421, APC 9,891; ASD 0;

Numan PDP 19,928; APC 5,452; ADC 5,236

Shelleng PDP 15,562; APC 6,213; ADC 5,236

Song PDP 66,145; APC 6,746

Toungo PDP 28,642; APC 826

Yola North PDP 11,257; APC 8,732; ADC 267;

Yola South PDP 19,110; APC 8,354

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  1. Kelvin Agbogidi

    December 9, 2019 at 10:15 am

    While the Ekiti PDP is crying foul, what do they expect Adamawa APC to do?

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Nobody Can Unseat Obaseki, Says Umahi

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David Umahi - Chairman South East Governors Forum

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi on Friday assured Godwin Obaseki will be re-elected Governor of Edo state.

He said nothing will stop the Governor’s re-election because he has done well and deserves to continue in office.

Obaseki is a member of the All Progressive Congress(APC) while Umahi is a member of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

Umahi was addressing Obaseki’s wife, Betsy and other Southern Governors’ Wife’s who were on a courtesy call to him in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State Capital.

The Governor’s Wives were in the state for the Southern Nigeria Governors’ Wifes’ Forum quarterly meeting.

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Umahi said: “Power belongs to God and no matter what anybody will dot is God that has the final say and I can assure you Ma, you know as an apostle of the most high God I also prophesy . And because of the good work your husband is doing for the people of Edo State no man can unseat him.

“Power belongs to God and no matter what anybody will do, it is God that has the final say and I can assure you ma, you know as an apostle of the most high God I also prophesy. And because of the good
work your husband is doing for the people of Edo state, no man can
unset him.

“I made this statement so that the glory of God will become larger. It happened here in Ebonyi.

”I have a testimony of what God can do. Even in our NEC meeting, when Obaseki speaks, you see Economics.

“You see a man that came from private sector background. And so, we can’t wish that away. So, congratulations to you in advance and to all of us.

“You know the Governors; we have so many elections. First is the primary, second one is the poll, then the third one is the tribunal. Then another one is the appeal and then the election of the elections is the supreme court.

“So, it is not an easy thing and if the hand of God is not upon you, you can’t scale through all these hurdles. And so, it is God who has brought all of us to leadership and I say double congratulations to all of us”.

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Court Stops INEC, Senate From Enforcing Judgment Sacking Ifeanyi Ubah As Senator

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The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Thursday, stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission and others from giving effect to the April 11, 2019 judgment of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory ousting Ifeanyi Ubah as the Senator representing Anambra South.

The FCT High Court judge, Justice Bello Kawu, in a ruling, on January 17, 2019, declined Ubah’s request to set aside the earlier order issued in the earlier April 11, 2019 judgment.

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S/Court Judgement: Mysterious Owl Attacks Gov Ortom Inside Church

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Shortly after the Supreme Court of Nigeria affirmed the election of Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, he was unexpectedly attacked at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Makurdi, by a mysterious owl.

According to Daily Post, Ortom was in the church for a special thanksgiving service, when the strange bird attacked.

An eyewitness, Prince Tordue Abe, narrated how the bird, on Tuesday night, found its way into the Church, the exact time the Governor was giving his testimonies and went straight to the altar where Ortom was kneeling down for his testimonies.

But for the prompt efforts of some youths, the night bird, which is superstitiously believed to be a witchcraft bird, would have landed on the Governor’s head.

“It happened few minutes ago while the Governor was on his kneels praying at the Redeemed Christian Church Makurdi.

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“An Owl flew in and headed right towards the direction of the Governor. On sighting the Governor the owl bowed before the Governor and together we rushed and killed it.

“Whatever it was they planned against the Governor, the Holy Spirit brought it to a halt.

“Indeed Governor Ortom is not just a man of God but a powerful man of God,” Abe said.

The apex court had on Tuesday delivered judgement in an appeal brought before it by Barr. Emmanuel Jime of the All Progressive Congress (APC), challenging the decision of the Court of Appeal to have upheld the election of Ortom, who contested under the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in the March 9, 2019 guber election in Benue.

In a 30-second judgement delivered by Justice Sylvester Ngwuata, the Supreme Court reaffirmed the victory of Governor Ortom, saying, “The judgement of the Tribunal and Court of Appeal need not to be disturbed”.

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