Aminu Tambuwal, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and incumbent governor of Sokoto state, has won his reelection bid, returning him as governor of the state for second term.
Tambuwal secured the highest number of votes cast in Sokoto supplementary election held on Saturday March 23.
Fatima Mukhtar, returning officer for the election, announced this at the INEC collation center in the state.
She said he polled 25,857 votes ahead of Aliyu Ahmed of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who had 25,515 votes.
The margin between the duo is 342.