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Adamawa LG Poll: Candidate of Action Alliance protest absence of logo on ballot paper

The chairmanship candidate of Action Alliance (AA), in Mubi North Local Government of Adamawa, Yusuf Lawan, has protested the absence of his party logo on ballot paper.
for the Saturday council election.

Lawan and his supporters who protested to Adamawa State Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC) in Mubi called for the suspension of the election for the mistake to be rectified.

“We presented our case but the officials are still going ahead with the election. We shall meet in court,” Lawan said.

Lawan explained that the logo bearing AA was not that of the party.

The logo was bearing the symbol of spoon instead of star which is the correct logo of AA.

“The logo has AA written beneath and at the same time carry AAP within it; its definitely not my platform, ” Lawan said.

The election in Mubi North and Mubi South did not commenced on time due to late distribution of materials which started around 3 pm.

When contacted on the general conduct of the election, the State Organizing Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC), Ahmed Lawan, said it was too early to assess the election, but added that at his polling unit 001 of Makama ‘B’ Ward in Yola South LG every thing went smoothly.

“We just concluded the election peaceful at the unit and APC won the chairmanship while PDP won the Councillorship,” Lawan said.

On his part, the state chairman of PDP, Tahir Shehu, said the party was satisfied with the election.

“So far so good. As I speak to you now I am in Toungo local government where the election was smooth.

“I was also in Jada and Mayo-Belwa Local Government areas were I saw massive turn-out in some places,” Shehu said.

Also assessing the election, the chairman of the ADSIEC, Mallam Isa Shettima, said he was satisfied with the exercise except for the low turn out of voters.

Meanwhile, collation of result has commenced in most local government areas with the exception of Mubi were the election started very late.

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