The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, was on Sunday morning declared the winner of Sokoto South senatorial district election.
Tambuwal, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, defeated the current serving senator, Danbaba Dambuwa, with a total margin of 4,976.
Announcing the results on Sunday at the INEC office in Bodinga local government, the returning officer, Professor Abubakar Abdullahi Bagudo, said Tambuwal emerged winner with a total number of 100,860 votes
He further announced that the All Progressives Congress candidate, Abdullahi Ibrahim Danbaba, garnered a total number of 95,884 votes.
Tambuwal winning elections since 2003 to 2023, and twenty years uninterrupted. 12years in the House of Reps ,ending as a Speaker, 8 years as Governor ending as Chairman, Nigeria Governor Forum and now Senator
Having served his constitutional requirements of two terms as governor of the state, picked the presidential form of the PDP before he announced his withdrawal on the day of the primary for a fellow contestant and the eventual candidate, Atiku Abubakar.