Yola - INEC has released the results of Saturday governorship election from 12 of the 21 local government areas of Adamawa.
The state Returning Officer, Prof. Geoffrey Okogboo, Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Technology,Wukari, announced the results in Yola on Sunday.
Okogboo explained that the result was collected from the local government collation officers.
According to him, the APC candidate, Jibrilla Bindo, is leading in seven of the local government areas, including Yola South, Yola North, Maiha, Song, Girei, Mayo Belwa and Gombi with 206 576 votes.
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The officer also disclosed that the Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate, Markus Gundiri, clinched 124 326 votes in five local government areas, including Lamurde, Michika, Madagali, Hong and Numan.
Nuhu Ribadu, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer, emerged third having polled 46 519 votes.
The results announced so far have been accepted by representatives of the various political parties at the collation centre as none objected the outcome.
The collation exercise has been suspended an hour to enable others arrive.