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Senator Jibrillah Wins Adamawa APC Primary As State University Closed Down


Ganiyu Nasirudeen

The weekend primary of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) for Adamawa state bye election has just ended with Senator Muhammed Jibrillah being  declared the winner.

Jibrallah who was declared winner early hours Monday won with total of 2, 718 votes, putting him ahead of six other aspirants of the party.

With the victory, Senator Jibrillah will face the State Acting governor, Ahmadu Finitiri of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who was declared emerged winner Sunday, as well as other party flagbearers, for the Saturday, October 11, bye election.

The election was necessitated sequel to the sack by members of the state House Assembly on July 15, 2014 of former Governor, Muritala Nyako and resignation of his Deputy, James Ngilari on alleged financial misconduct.

Meanwhile, authorities of the state University Mubi, has announced indefinite closure the school.  The institution’s Acting Registrar, Malam Hassan Tanko made the announcement early Monday morning.

No reason was given yet, but the development African Examiner’s investigation revealed might not be unconnected with the lingering scuffle many towns of the state between the troops and Boko Haram insurgents. There are also claims of capturing of towns such as Gulak, Madagali and others.

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