The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued a form to recompile the governorship election results for some areas in the Fufore Local Government Area (LGA) of Adamawa State.
This comes after a crisis that erupted in the LGA where miscreants carted away some results.
The state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Hudu Yunusa-Ari, fielding questions from journalists on Sunday, said the commission had no preferred candidate as he said was speculated in some quarters.
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He assured the public that the winner of the polls would be announced according to the electoral law without sentiment.
The collation agent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, former Minister of State for Health Dr Idi Hong lamented the snatching of result sheets in Fufore LGA.
At the time of filing this report, Governor Umaru Fintiri of the PDP is in an early lead with 11 LGAs out of the 18 announced by INEC.
Results for three LGAs are still being expected, namely Song, Michika and Fufore LGAs.
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The NNPP candidate scored 1,019,602 votes to defeat his closest contender, Nasir Gawuna of the APC who polled 890,705 votes.
The PDP expressed dissatisfaction with the results.
Two other persons were injured in the attack and authorities say all the victims were Chinese workers.
The state Commissioner for Information and Internal Affairs, Muhammad Garba, made the announcement in a statement issued Monday morning.
The former Kano governor is calling for fairness as his party leads, based on the 44 LGA results announced.