Governor Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa State, has conceded defeat to Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, winner of the state governorship election, held on Thursday.
The governor has since congratulated his challenger.
Governor Bindow congratulated the governor-elect and further wished him a successful term of office in a state broadcast on Friday.
“In view of the outcome and declaration of the results by INEC, I wish to congratulate the Governor-Elect Rt. Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri over his election as the incoming Governor of Adamawa State and wish him successful tenure,” he said.
“As a democrat, I cherish democratic norms and values, as it is practised in the civilised world.”