The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Friday reacted to the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Adamawa State Supplementary election.
Recall that Hy Naija had reported that the governorship candidate of PDP, Umaru Fintiri won in the Adamawa Governorship election.
The Returning Office of INEC in the state, Prof. Andrew Haruna, who declared the result in Yola after the rerun election stated that Fintiri scored a total votes of 376,552 to beat his closest rival, Gov. Muhammadu Bindow, who scored 336,386 votes.
He revealed the Sen. Abdul-Azeez Nyako of the ADC came third after scoring 113,237 votes and was followed by Emmanuel Bello of SDP who scored 29,792 votes.
Saraki in his reaction on Twitter said, “Congratulations to Governor-Elect, Ahmadu Fintiri, on your victory in #AdamawaDecides. As you prepare to serve the great people of Adamawa State, I wish you grace, wisdom and utmost success on all fronts.”
Yakubu Dogara who also took to his Twitter page said, “Congratulations to Rt. Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri on your election as governor of Adamawa state.”
“The people have spoken and it is my hope and prayer that you will live up to their expectations for good governance.”