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Minister Lauds Sokoto Electorate Over Support For PMB



The minister of Women Affairs, Hajiya Aisha Abubakar, has commended the electorate of Sokoto State for the support they gave President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the just concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections. Speaking at her ward in  Rigiya Dorowa B, Government House, Sokoto, the minister expressed optimism in the ultimate victory of the President and the APC in the the elections.

In the results announced at the end of polling at the ward, President Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defeated his closest rival, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Hajiya Aisha Abubakar attributed the APC victory to the general performance of President Buhari, the records and impacts of his administrations in Sokoto State, the massive support from the women voters who she noted turned out in unprecedented numbers at the Presidential and National Assembly polls.

While thanking the electorate in Sokoto in general and the women specifically for their support for President Buhari, the minister enjoined people of the state to sustain the momentum in the forthcoming elections with the assurance that the second term of the President will usher in the full benefits of his several development programmes already initiated for the state and the entire country.

Hajiya Aisha Abubakar also expressed satisfaction with the peaceful atmosphere under which the election was conducted in the state and urged the peoples to eschew violence and other acts that go against the electoral laws and security.