RT. HON. AMINU WAZIRI TAMBUWAL RE-ELECTED AS EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR SOKOTO STATE

Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal defeated the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Ahmad Aliyu in the 2019 gubernatorial election of Sokoto State.

According to the electoral commission, the margin of victory was only 342 votes.

In the supplementary election, Mr Tambuwal polled 24,444 votes. He scored 489,558 votes in the inconclusive first ballot, bringing his total to 512,002.

Mr Aliyu of the APC, polled a total of 511,660 votes, being the sum of 486,145 and 25,515 in the first ballot and supplementary election.

A total of 31,662 votes were rejected, while 1,036,332 votes were recorded as valid, bringing total votes cast to 1,067,994.

Sokoto has 1,887,767 registered voters, 56.5 per cent of whom turned out for the governorship election as the number of total votes cast shows.

Aminu Waziri Tambuwal is hereby declared winner of the 2019 gubernatorial election; throwing the collation centres into jubilation.

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