PDP Disqualifies Acting Gov. Finitiri From Contesting Adamawa Guber Election

The Acting Governor of Adamawa state, Ahmadu Finitiri has been disqualified by the ruling People’s Democratic Party (), contesting the state’s gubernatorial slated for Saturday, October 11, 2014. Former Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu made the disclosure Saturday evening. Mantu, who is the Chairman screening committee, stated that Finitiri’s disqualification was to allow free playing ground for all the candidates contesting the poll.

He said instead of contesting, Finitiri should concentrate on how to conduct a transparent, free, fair and credible .
The primary of the October 11 poll is scheduled for next Saturday – September 6, 2014.
The forthcoming bye-election was necessitated owing to the impeachment on Tuesday July 15, of the former Governor Muritala Nyako by members of the state House of Assembly.
Former EFCC Chairman, Nuhu Ribadu, Ex Lagos state Military Administrator (MILAD), Col Buba Marawa (rtd) and Marcus Gundiri were on Friday granted waiver to contest the primaries.

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