Only 2 Adamawa lawmakers secure re-election




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Yola –  Only two out 25 Adamawa House Assembly members secured their re-election in the April 11 governorship and state legislative , the News Agency Nigeria (NAN) reports.

The report said Messrs Adamu Usman (APC-Toungo) and Musa Mahmud (APC-Mayo-Belwa) be returning for a term.

They were among the 10 legislators that sought re-election to the House.

The lawmakers that lost in the contested the platforms the (PDP) and Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM), respectively.

Lawmakers that lost to APC newcomers included Aloysius Babadoke (PDM-Leko/Koma), Umar Abdulkarim (PDM-Nasarawo/Binyeri), Simon Isa (PDP-Song), Ishaq Bala (PDP-Yola ), Suleiman Ribadu (PDP-Yola South) and Yetisuri Hammantukur (PDM-Jada/Mbulo).

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Others are Usman Lamorde (PDP-Mubi South), Abubakar Jarengol (PDP-Mubi ) and Wafarninyi Theman (PDP-Hong).

However, two other serving lawmakers, Musa Kamale (PDP-Michika), and Laori Kwamoti (SDP-Numan) won their election to Madagali/Michika Federal and Numan/Lamurde/Demsa Federal , respectively.

The next Assembly  have 22 APC members, two PDP and one SDP.

The House, like the outgoing one have two females, Mrs Justina Obadiah (SDP-Lamurde) and Mrs Sodom Tayedi (APC-Numan).

One of the outgoing female lawmakers, Mrs Wilbina Jackson (PDP-Guyuk), who contested for Guyuk/Shelleng Federal lost to the , while the other female , Mrs Wale Fwa (PDP-Demsa), did not for any re-election.

This data is obtained the April 11 state House of Assembly election results released by INEC in Adamawa and the nominal roll of the new state legislature. (NAN)