Ribadu, Six Others Withdraw From Adamawa Governorship Election

Source: pointblanknews.com

Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

Mallam Nuhu Ribadu and six others have withdrawn from contesting tomorrow

ruling PDP primary for the Saturday, October 11, 2014 Adamawa governorship

bye election.
Others who withdrew from the race include: Auwal Tukur; Aliyu Idi Hong,

Andrawus Sawa; James Barka;  Gen. Aliyu Kama; Markus Gundiri and Abubakar

Ribadu who was granted waiver last Friday alongside two other aspirants to

contest the primary announced his withdrawal after a closed door meeting

with President Goodluck Jonathan last night in Abuja.

Those who will take part in the Governorship primaries scheduled for

Saturday are: Former Political Adviser to President Jonathan,  Ahmed

Gulak; former Military administrator of Lagos state,  Buba Marwa, Ahmed

Modibbo, Dr. Umar Ardo, Acting Governor Umaru Fintiri, and Jerry Kumdisi.

Under the new arrangement only those who stepped down are eligible to

contest for the 2015 Governorship election according to an agreement

reached at the meeting with Senate President David Mark at the

Presidential Villa with all the aspirants.
So fresh and so clean.
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