Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has won the governorship supplementary election.
Tambuwal, a former Speaker of the House of Representatives was the flagbearer of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).
Tambuwal reportedly polled a total of 512,002 from both the March 9 first ballot and yesterday’s supplementary election.
He defeated his closest rival Ahmad Aliyu of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who was his former deputy before Tambuwal defected to PDP, his former political root.
His APC rival came close behind with 511,661, losing to his erstwhile principal with just 341votes.
According to Premium Times, the results of all the local governments where supplementary elections were held in Sokoto have now been announced at the state collation centre.