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PDP wins in Benue, Bauchi, Sokoto, APC takes Kano, Plateau

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The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won Benue, Sokoto and Bauchi States in supplementary elections held Saturday, while Kano and Plateau States went to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Following the March 9, 2019 elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared polls inconclusive in the affected states.

The commission yesterday announced Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal winner by a small margin of 342 votes. According to Returning Officer Fatima Mukhtar, Tambuwal secured the highest votes of 512, 002, defeating his rival, APC’s Alhaji Ahmad Aliyu, who polled 511, 660 votes.

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