Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.

 

PDP sweeps Adamawa LG polls

26 November 2012, 15:15

Adamawa  - The People's Democratic Party (PDP) has won all the 19 chairmanship seats so far declared by the Adamawa State Independent Electoral Commission.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the election was conducted on Saturday.

Chairman of the commission, Zailani Ahmed, who declared the results on Monday in Yola said, however, that results for two local governments were inconclusive.

The local governments are Madagali and Song.

Ahmed explained that election did not hold in Madagali Local Government due to violence and destruction of election materials.

``In Song Local Government, we also have violent incidences, which affected the exercise in many wards.

``We are going to conduct that of Madagali on Monday while that of Song will be conducted at a later date,’’ Ahmed said.

NAN reports that the chairman issued certificates of return to winners of the election immediately after the announcement of the results.

One of the winners, Mrs Hilda Eneas of Lamurde Local Government emerged as the first elected female chairman in the state.

NAN

NEXT ON NEWS24 NIGERIAX

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Peregrino Brimah
Boko Haram 6-Week election war an...

Nigeria’s Chief of Defense, Air Marshal Alex Badeh announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU with the Chadians. The details of the MoU have since not been made public. Read more...

Submitted by
Agudiegwu Theophilus
Certificate scandal...we Muslims ...

PhD This certificate scandal of Maj-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari has really opened the eyes of many. Read more...

Submitted by
Bhollu Jeremiah
Picture your future

Many people don't think about their future, and that's one of my major concerns, for the youth out there. Read more...

The game of chess in Nigeria

The game of chess unlike football is still very much unpopular in Nigeria, this game is basically for the intellectual and although it’s not a team game, in recent time has compared it with boxing and wrestling. Read more...

Nigeria has been fighting Boko Ha...

I came accross a broadcast which openned my eyes to things i see time to time but i neglect.  Read more...

Submitted by
DSAGE
God and Spirit in formality

Life is big mystery. That was what they said. I was with the wise in realism when they said it, adding that the world is stage.  Read more...