14 Adamawa PDP Lawmakers Buy Nomination Forms for Gov Fintiri
Daji Sani in Yola
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, 14 lawmakers of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in the Adamawa State House of Assembly have bought nomination form for the reelection of the incumbent Governor of Adamawa State, Mr. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri.
The 25 member House of Assembly is composed of 14 members of the PDP while the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) has 11 members.
The 14 PDP lawmakers, including the Speaker of the state Assembly, Honourable Aminu Iya Abbas, said yesterday during a press briefing that Governor Fintiri had done enough in his first term to merit a return as governor come 2023.
“In furtherance of our vote of confidence on his Excellency, Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, we the PDP members in the House have decided to get his re-election nomination and expression of interest forms for him,” Aminu Iya Abbas said.
Abbas further explained that all the 14 PDP members would contribute the N21 million to get the governorship nomination and expression of interest forms for Fintiri.
“As a house, we do our duties as we should, we carry out our oversight functions dutifully, so what we are doing does not change anything,” he said.