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History Made as Aishatu Binani Defeats Ribadu, Bindow, Others To Win APC Governorship Ticket

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Senator Aishatu Binani has emerged the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Adamawa State.

History Made as Aishatu Binani Defeats Ribadu, Bindow, Others To Win APC Governorship Ticket

In a historic victory, Aisha floored five men including former EFCC Chairman Nuhu Ribadu to clinch the party’s ticket in the just concluded governorship primary election in Adamawa.

Binani has now become the first woman to win the governorship candidacy of a major political party in the State.

Chairman of the Electoral Committee, Gambo Lawan, who announced the results, said Binani scored 430 votes to defeat her closest rival, Ribadu, who had 288 votes.

The former governor, Bindo had 103 votes to clinch the third position.

The election, which started at about 11:30 pm on Thursday, was concluded at about 8:44 on Friday morning.

Scores by each aspirant:

Aisha Binani: 430

Nuhu Ribadu: 288

Jibrilla Bindo: 103

Abdulrazak Namdas: 94

Umar Mustapha: 39

Wafari Theman: 21

 

Who is Aishatu Binani?

Aisha Binani is a serving Senator, representing Adamawa Central and she obtained victory over the likes of former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ribadu, immediate past governor of the State, Jibrilla Bindo, House of Representatives member, Abdulrazak Namdas, Wafari Theman and Umar Mustapha for the governorship race.

Meanwhile, Senator Uba Sani has become the APC governorship candidate for Kaduna State.

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