HeadlineAPC Chairman Adamu Loses Polling Unit To PDP

APC Chairman Adamu Loses Polling Unit To PDP

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March 18, (THEWILL) – National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Abdullahi Adamu, has lost his polling unit to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the governorship and House of assembly elections in Nasarawa State.

Adamu, who voted on Saturday, at the GRA (A1) Polling Unit 010, in Keffi, headquarters of Keffi local government area of the State, lost to the main opposition party, the PDP, with 159 votes, against 129 votes secured by his party, the APC, in the governorship election.

The outcome showed a difference of 30 votes between both parties in the result announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Presiding Officer, Okoh Ebenezer Everest.


THEWILL reports that Adamu had earlier lost the polling unit to the Labour Party (LP) in the Presidential and National Assembly elections held on February 25.

According to the latest results, the Social Democratic Party (SDP), got one vote, while the Labour Party (LP), which created an upset during the February 25 Presidential and National Assembly elections, recorded zero vote.

The Labour Party had earlier collapsed its structure into that of the PDP for the Governorship and State House of Assembly polls.

Adamu, who lost his senatorial district to Ahmed Wadada of the SDP in the National Assembly elections three weeks ago, also lost the State House of Assembly poll to PDP.

In the result announced by INEC, PDP polled 133 votes against APC’s 108, while the SDP polled 33 votes

Meanwhile, the deputy governorship candidate of the PDP in Lagos State, Funke Akindele, also lost her polling unit to incumbent, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of the APC.

Akindele voted on Saturday, at polling unit 019, in Ita Aro Square, Àga/Ijimu ward in Ikorodu.

According to the results announced by the INEC officer at the polling Unit, Sanwo Olu polled 77 votes to defeat PDP’s Olajide Adeniran and his running mate, Akindele, who scored 19 votes.

Labour Party’s candidate, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour polled three votes, while Funsho Doherty of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) polled two votes.

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