Breaking: Collation ends In Sokoto, transfer of figures ongoing

Breaking: Collation ends In Sokoto, transfer of figures ongoing

Governor Aminu Tambuwal has scored the highest number of votes to win the Sokoto state governorship election.

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scored 512,002 votes following the rerun election which took place on Saturday, March 23.

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The incumbent governor defeated Ahmad Aliyu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who polled 511,661 votes.

The PDP candidate won with a margin of 341 votes.

Legit.ng had reported that the governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Tambuwal, has reportedly relocated to Kuchi town in Kebbe local government area for the Saturday, March 23, supplementary elections holding in the state.

Daily Trust reports that Tambuwal early on Saturday, relocated to the area which has the highest number of cancelled votes in the last governorship election in the state.

Kuchi is reported to be one of the areas where the rerun election is taking place in Sokoto state.

Meanwhile, despite the security that was beefed up in polling units at Kware, Gwadabawa and Illela local government areas by he Police, Department of State Service, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, there were alleged cases of vote buying. Party agents were allegedly buying votes and getting ballot papers from them to vote on their behalf, Daily Trust reports.

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