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.