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INEC Confirms Tambuwal As Sokoto PDP Gov’ship Candidate

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Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal is now the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Sokoto State.

A source from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday confirmed the substitution of the governorship candidate with Tambuwal.

The source, who preferred anonymity, said the arrangement was perfected on Friday after party officials completed the needed procedures for a substitution before it was forwarded to INEC.

Though, the state INEC Voters Education and Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Musa Guiwa when contacted said he was not aware of the development at the time of filing this report.

According to him,  he traveled out of the state and was not in the office on Saturday and Sunday as well.

Mohammed however promised to keep LEADERSHIP posted on any development regarding that should he gets to the office today, Monday.

Collaborating the validity of the INEC source, one of Tambuwal’s aides, Alhaji Kabiru Asada ,said the story was true.

LEADERSHIP further gathered from the INEC source that Manir Mohammed Dan’Iya, who was previously governorship candidate, is now the running mate to Tambuwal.



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