The Governor of Sokoto and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Aminu Tambuwal has recorded the highest votes in the Sokoto State governorship election after the end of collation polling a total of 512,002 from both the March 9 first ballot and yesterday’s supplementary elections.
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Ahmad Aliyu came very close behind polling a total of 511,661. Making him lose to his erstwhile principal with just 341votes.
Both Tambuwal and Aliyu were In the APC until Mr Tambuwal defected to the PDP where he ran for the party’s presidential ticket which he lost to Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
The results of all the local governments where supplementary elections were held in Sokoto have now been announced at the state collation centre.
A final declaration by INEC that Mr Tambuwal has won the election is expected any minute from now. (Journalist101)
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