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28 Parties reject Sokoto rerun result

A coalition of twenty eight registered political parties in Sokoto state has rejected result of last Saturdays Governorship rerun election which gave victory to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal.

Addressing newsmen at the press centre Sokoto,  spokesman of the coalition and chairman of National Element Peoples Party, Musa Aliyu said the election was marred by a lot of irregularities.

He maintained that it was characterized by violence,massive vote buying, intimidation, non use of card reader machines, as well as duplication of voting at many polling units.

The spokesman added that such malpractices are flagrant abuse of the electoral laws which also rendered the election invalid.

It reaffirmed determination of the political parties to support the main opposition party in the state the APC in reclaiming the mandate of people of Sokoto state.

Yahaya Balarabe

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