Sokoto Decides: Governorship Election Results For Sokoto

The collation of results has started in Sokoto and the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) Sadiq Musa has declared the center open. 

According to our correspondent, the exercise is being handled by the state collation and returning officer professor Fatima Muktar.

The results are being announced at the Sultan Maccido Institute of Quran and General Studies.

Sokoto has 23 Local Government Areas, the race is majorly between the incumbent Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, who is seeking a second term in office under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and his All Progressives Congress (APC) counterpart, Ahmed Aliyu.

Below are some of the results that have come in, with a focus on the two Major parties in the state.

Rabah LGA

APC 16,535
PDP 13,232

Kware LGA

APC 19,001
PDP 20,011

Silame LGA

APC 12341
PDP 15923

Binji LGA

APC 10,699
PDP 12,367

Bodinga LGA

APC 20,779
PDP 21,416

Tureta LGA

APC 11,454
PDP 13,017

Yabo LGA

APC 16,012
PDP 13,299

Tangaza LGA

APC 16,374
PDP 17,661

Wurno LGA

APC 19,487
PDP 13,592

Nine LGAs called so far. PDP has won 6 of the 9 called while APC has won 3, however, APC leads with 142,682 votes and PDP has 140,518 votes.

Analysis of results so far ….. PDP wins 6 LGAs with slim margins while the 3 LGAs won by APC are with very wide margins.

The collation continues.

Gudu LGA

APC 12,022
PDP 14,901


APC 16,762
PDP 23,911

Tambuwal LGA

APC 29,081
PDP 42,830

Dange Shuni LGA

APC 23,338
PDP 22,783

Sabon Birni

APC 31,234
PDP 33,395

Sokoto south LGA

APC 36,779
PDP 40,059

Goronyo LGA

APC 20,867
PDP 19,915

Gada LGA

APC 25,433
PDP 20,262

Wammako LGA

APC 34,834
PDP 26,171

Sokoto north LGA

APC 31,230
PDP 35,030

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Abdullahi Hammed

Abdullahi Hammed was born in Kano State, Nigeria. He Studied Mass Communication at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State. Contact: [email protected]

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