The Speaker of the Adamawa State House of Assembly, Aminu Iya Abbas, has won the Senatorial ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Adamawa Central.

Also, incumbent Senator Binos Yaroe won the Adamawa South Senatorial PDP ticket for a possible return to the Senate

Aminu Abbas, who currently represents the Uba-Gaya constituency in the state House of Assembly, defeated six other aspirants to get the prized ticket for the Adamawa Central Zone.

His opponents at the primary included Awwal Tukur, the most prominent son of former PDP National Chairman, Bamangar Tukur, as well as a popular politician, Ibrahim Baba 10.

Results from the Yola venue of the Adamawa Central Senatorial primary of the PDP Monday evening showed that Aminu Iya Abbas polled 125 votes while Awwal Tukur had 54, with Ibrahim Baba 10 getting 32 votes.

The other four aspirants who participated in the Adamawa Central Senatorial Zone primary of the PDP included the Senatorial candidate of the party in 2019, Alhaji Chibado Modibbo, who got 13 votes; Hon Daniel Bwala (4 votes), Hon Abubakar Gwal (3 votes), and Barr DD Azura (one vote).

From the Adamawa South PDP Senatorial primary, which took place in Numan, Senator Binos Yaroe got 232 votes to defeat his closest rival, Engr Peter Fwa who polled 55 votes.

One Rev Amos Yohana, a little known individual, won the Adamawa North PDP Senatorial ticket, polling 123 votes to defeat three other aspirants: Zira Maigadi who got 28 votes, Ali Wampana who had 18 votes, and Philip Alango who received two votes.

PDP primaries: Adamawa Speaker Abbas, incumbent Senator Binos get senatorial tickets