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Declare PDP Winner Of Sokoto Governorship Election, Tambuwal Urges INEC



Sokoto state governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal said yesterday that he should be urgently declared winner of the state governorship election having met all constitutional and electoral act requirements and scored the highest number of votes cast.


Tambuwal, who spoke at a press conference held in the Sokoto Government House, noted that, the INEC chairman, Prof Mahmud Yakubu and all other officials of the commission should not forget that they have their integrity to uphold the truth before Nigerians.


The governor, while appreciating the people of the state for their trust and confidence in him, added that, they outcome of the vote was only a confirmation of their believe in his leadership.


“You cannot underrate God’s factor in whatever you do. I therefore wish to thank the people of the state for coming out enmass to cast their votes for us. Their action at the polling On Saturday 9th March, 2019  was a confirmation of their trust and believe in our leadership style”.


Tambuwal, who insisted that the provision of the constitution and electoral acts should be judiciously followed by INEC and declare him winner of the poll,  added that, they are still waiting for INEC on the purpoted declaration of inconclusive election in Sokoto.


He therefore stressed that should they are not declared winner with regard to the provision of the constitution, his party, the PDP will challenge the legality or otherwise of INEC’s decision on inconclusivity of an election clearly won.


Tambuwal, however divulged that, though they will not boycott any rerun election because according to him. The will of the people will certainly prevail once again.




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