President Muhammadu Buhari has defeated his closest opponent, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), at the presidential election held in Sokoto state on Saturday, February 23. The president polled a total of 581,552 votes.
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scored to be declared winner in Sokoto state. The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled 154,282 to clinch second position in the state.
Total No: Reg Voters: 1,802,697
Total No: of Accredited: 835,238
Total Votes Cast: 803,755
Total Valid Votes: 756,605
Rejected Votes: 47,150
It was reported that not less than 13 polling units were affected by electoral irregularities which affected 60292 voters.
Senator Aliyu Wamakko, disclosed this in a statement made available by his media aide, Bashir Rabe Mani. He said the names of the defectors would be unveiled soon.
The senator also revealed that the recent defection into the party is suggestive of its wide political acceptability across the state.
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Legit.ng gathered that the former governor also praised the performance of the APC gubernatorial candidate in Sokoto state, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto.
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