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Gov Tambuwal re-elected for second term

DECLARATION OF RESULT OF GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION AT SULTAN MACCHIDO INSTITUTE OF QUR’AN QND GENERAL STUDIES, SOKOTO. PHOTO BY YAHAYA BALARABE.

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has been declared winner of last saturdays rerun governorship election.                                        

 Declaring the result at the Sultan Maccido institute of Qur’an and general studies, Sokoto, the chief Returning Officer Professor Fatima Mukhtar said the Governor scored a total of five hundred and twelve thousand two votes to defeat Ahmed Aliyu of the APC who polled five hundred and eleven thousand six hundred and sixty votes. 

 She further added that the winner polled twenty two thousand four hundred and forty four votes in the supplementary election in addition to the four hundred and eighty nine thousand five hundred and fifty eight he obtained during the recent governorship elections.

Also, the defeated candidate of the APC Ahmed Aliyu scored twenty five thousand five hundred and fifteen votes in the rerun election in addition to the four hundred and eighty six thousand one hundred and forty five votes he polled during the last governorship election.

Radio Nigeria reports that the winning margin between the two candidates in the keenly contested election is three hundred and forty-two votes.

See results of all the 22 LGAs below.

Kware LGA – APC: 211 PDP: 186

Tureta LGA – APC: 56 PDP: 238

Isa LGA – APC: 68 PDP: 99

Gwadabawa LGA – APC: 187 PDP: 163

Yabo LGA – APC: 110 PDP: 106

Denge Shuni LGA – APC: 652 PDP: 626

Sokoto South LGA – APC: 313 PDP: 278

Bodinga LGA – APC: 299 PDP: 309

Binji LGA – APC: 517 PDP: 1,039

Wurno LGA – APC: 904 PDP: 609

Wammako LGA – APC: 417 PDP: 221

Rabba LGA – APC: 1,411 PDP: 1,319

Illela LGA – APC: 632 PDP: 607

Gudu LGA – APC: 211 PDP: 176

Silame LGA – APC: 504 PDP: 834

Shagari LGA – APC: 242 PDP: 263

Tambuwal LGA – APC: 1,392 PDP: 1,644

Sabon Birni LGA – APC: 1,023 PDP: 887

Gada LGA – APC: 5,548 PDP 4336

Goronyo LGA – APC 1,433 PDP: 1,265

Kebba LGA – APC: 7,173 PDP: 5,457

Yahaya Balarabe

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