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PDP clinches 2 remaining Assembly seats in Adamawa

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Results released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has clinched the two remaining state constituency seats contested for in Saturday’s supplementary election.

According to figures released by INEC, Umar Nashon, the PDP candidate in Nassarawo/Binyeri State Constituency in Mayo-Belwa LGA, won the contest in that constituency by polling 10,733 votes against the 7,185 received by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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Similarly, Abbas Aminu Iya of the PDP, representing the Uba/Gaya State Constituency in Hong LGA, narrowly defeated his APC opponent, Mohammed Atiku. Iya got 7,251 votes while Atiku had 7,238 votes.

The PDP and APC got eleven seats each when the main state House of Assembly election was conducted on March 9 but with the latest result, the PDP now has 13 seats in the next session of the Adamawa State House of Assembly to post a slim majority.

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