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Breaking: Gov Aminu Tambuwal Of PDP Re-elected Sokoto Governor

 
Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has just been declared winner of Sokoto state governors has just won the Sokoto governorship supplemenatry election.

The PDP candidate polled 512,002 votes in total to defeat the APC’s Ahmad Aliyu who got 511,661 – just a difference of 341 votes.

Tambuwal won with a slim margin, after collation of results from 22 Local Governments Areas (LGAs), where supplementary election took place on Saturday.
Fatima Mukhtar, Returning Officer for the election, announced this at the INEC collation center in the state in the state on Sunday.
Governor Tambuwal polled 512,002 votes to defeat Ahmad Aliyu of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who came close behind with 511,661, losing to his erstwhile principal with just 341votes.
Tambuwal was leading with 489, 558 votes on March 9 when the governorship election was declared inconclusive, while Ahmad Aliyu of the All Progressives Congress, APC came behind with 486,145 votes.
He had led with 3,413 votes with cancellations in 136 polling units across 22 LGAs, which had 75,403 registered voters.

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