Ribadu Wins PDP Governorship Ticket In Adamawa


Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Nuhu Ribadu, would fly PDP governorship flag in Adamawa State in the 2015 general elections after beating six other contestants, including the state governor, Bala Ngilari to the ticket in a primary election held at the Old Parade ground, Abuja‎ on Monday.

The election results which was announced by the chairman of the election panel, Rufai Hanga, showed that Mr. Ribadu got 688 votes while Governor Ngilari got 26 votes.

Awwal Tukur, the son of a former chairman of the PDP, Bamanga Tukur, got 24 votes, a former Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education, Commission, UBE‎C, Ahmed Modibbo, had 30 votes while retired General Aliyu Kama got 3 votes.

Another candidate, Marcus Gundiri, who ran for governor on the platform of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria in the 2011‎ election, got 33 votes.

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