#NigeriaDecidesRerun: APC reduces Tambuwal’s lead in Sokoto

L-R: APC's Aliyu; PDP's Tambuwal.

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governor Amuni Waziri Tambuwal is neck and neck in the race with his main challenger, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu.

Before yesterday’s supplementary elections, incumbent Governor Aminu Tambuwal of the PDP polled 489,558 votes while the APC’s Aliyu Ahmed has 486,145 votes, leaving a difference of 3, 413 votes .


Results from 21 local government areas have been announced out of the 22 LGAs where the supplementary elections took place. The APC led in 14 while PDP claimed 7 LGAs.

Result from Kebbe is being awaited as INEC adjourned collation till 9:00am.

From the results announced, the APC polled 18, 342 votes while PDP polled 16, 987 votes, leaving a difference of 1, 355 votes.

From these results, APC’s Aliyu has reduced the difference from 3,413 to 2,058 votes.

Results of Sokoto state governorship supplementary elections.

Kware 211 186


Tureta 56


Isa 68


Gwadabawa 187 163
Yabo 110 106
Dange Shuni


652 626
Sokoto South


313 278
Bodinga 299 309
Binji 517 1,039


904 609
Wamakko 417 221
Rabah 1411 1319


632 607


211 176
Silame 504 834
Sokoto North 2212 1783
Shagari 242 263
Tambuwal 1392 1644
Sabon Birni 1023 887
Gada 5548 4336
Goronyo 1433 1265
Total 18342 16987

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