Ribadu obtains nomination forms for Adamawa governor, says he’s not in PDP for automatic ticket

Mr. Ribadu says he’s prepared to face an open and transparent primary

A former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Nuhu Ribadu, on Monday obtain the Expression of Interest and Nomination forms to run for the office of Governor of Adamawa State on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

The forms were picked on his behalf at the PDP national headquarters, Abuja, by one of his associates, Hamidu Mahmud.

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has fixed the governorship election for October 11.

The Chairman of a pressure group, Concerned Youth for Good Governance in Adamawa state, a PDP Pressure group supporting Mr. Ribadu’s candidature, Isa Toungo, had informed PREMIUM TIMES that Mr. Ribadu was given a membership card with registration number 1933795.

The former EFCC boss formally joined the PDP in Bako ward of Yola South Local Government on Saturday.

More to come later ….

Meanwhile, read our stories on Mr. Ribadu’s defection to the PDP below.

Adamawa Election: Inside the PDP’s Big Scramble for Ribadu

Ribadu dumps APC, joins PDP

Bye Bye Ribadu, We Wish You Luck — APC

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