Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has been declared
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