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Tambuwal Defeats The Entire APC In Sokoto, As INEC Releases Governorship Election Results

The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, is coasting home to victory, in the results of the Governorship election announced thus far in the State, on Sunday afternoon.

Tambuwal, who is seeking re-election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has won five of the six Local Government Areas results, announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in the State.

The Governor is contesting against his closest rival, Ahmed Aliyu, of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Aliyu has won one LGA, thus far.

The APC Candidate, is the anointed Candidate of a two-time Governor of the State, Aliyu Wamakko.

In the results of the six Local Governments declared on Sunday afternoon, at the Sultan Maccido Institute Collation Centre, Tambuwal won in Bodinga, Binji, Silame, Kware, Tureta. His closest rival, Ahmed, won in Rabah Local Government Area.

A breakdown of the results, shows that in Rabah LGA, the APC Candidate polled 16,535 votes, while the PDP polled 13,232 votes. Ahmed won the Local Government.

However, in Kware, the APC polled 19,001 votes, while the PDP polled 20,111 votes.

Similarly, in Binji, the PDP polled 12,367 votes, to win, ahead of the APC, which polled 10,699 votes. In Bodinga, the PDP polled 21,416 votes, while the APC polled 20,779.

In Tureta, the PDP polled 13,017 votes, to beat the APC, which polled 11,454 votes.

There are 23 LGAs in the State.

More later…


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