SEE THE FIGURES: HOW TAMBUWAL WON SOKOTO FOR PDP

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of the Peoples Democratic Party has won the governorship election in Sokoto State, with a slim margin of 342 votes.

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The Resident Electoral Officer, Prof. Sadiq Musa, announcing the results Sunday morning, said Tambuwal of the PDP polled a total score of 512,002 votes to beat his closest rival, Ahmad Aliyu of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who polled 511,661.

Prof Musa said the outcome of the declaration of winner will be based on simple majority.