APC welcomes removal of Fintiri as Adamawa acting governor

Ahmad Fintiri, Adamawa acting governor

The Adamawa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, said Wednesday’s ruling by a Federal High Court sacking Acting Governor Umar Fintiri of Adamawa is a welcome development for the state.

An Abuja Federal High Court had ordered that former deputy governor, Bala Ngilari, be sworn in immediately as the state governor, thereby nullifying his alleged resignation from office before the impeachment of ex-Governor Murtala Nyako.

The state Chairman of APC, Binta Garba, said in Yola on Wednesday that with the outcome of Mr. Ngilari’s case, the party was hopeful that Mr. Nyako, who is also challenging his removal, would return.

“One down, we are looking to the next judgment regarding Nyako with full hope.

“Once more, the judiciary deserves commendation for checking impunity,” Ms. Garba said.

He said the judgment had affected the party’s rally scheduled for the day in Yola.

“We will ask dignitaries yet to arrive to stop coming, but our flag bearer will go to the venue now to show appreciation to party faithful that turned up for the rally.”

Also reacting to the development, the state Secretary of PDP, Tahir Shehu, said whether the election held or not, it was a “win win” situation for the party.

“Whatever the case is, it is a win win for PDP.”

Meanwhile, the staff of the deputy governor’s office were seen jubilating over the development while in other government offices and the state capital, people gathered in groups to discuss the matter.



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  • Ahmad

    Laughter wan kil me oo! It’s 2-0 against Fintiri and his Poeples Deception Party.

    • Kamal

      2-0 against PDP???? Maybe against Fintiri, but PDP??? Mallam are u nuts?
      Why do u guys like to believe what u want to believe even when the facts say otherwise??
      Stop fooling yurself. Didn’t u read the PDP man above say it’s a Win-Win situation?
      Even laugh when some people say Ribadu has also lost out. Don’t those naive people realize Ngilari will be easier to be to be ‘Torpedoed’ for Ribadu by PDP in 2015?
      Considering the fact that Fintiri had licked the honey and would be back for more??
      I dey laffoO!

  • hh

    Fintiri, you don begin c. Wait 4 more!!!

  • the truth

    apc now the judgement goes your way or in your interest it is good for the judiciary, democracy is at work. but when it is against you democracy is a sham. i hope you learn that you will win some and lose some. you can’t continue winning everytime

    • Tonnero

      Mr. “Neutral”, you don come? Na only you waka come? Strange that you are so neutral but every comment is against APC.

      • the truth

        how is this against apc? was my statement a lie? so i am not supposed to say the truth again?