The embattled Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal Waziri has emerged as the All Progressive Congress (APC) flag bearer for Sokoto State in the 2015 guber race.
The election which began around 11 am, Nigerian Time was chaired by Bolaji Khali who admonished all the aspirants to play by the election rules, while assuring them of equal treatment.
The election which had about 4000 delegates from the 23 Local Government Areas saw Mr Tambuwal scoring 3,466 votes while Senator Umaru Dahiru Tambuewal scored 23 votes. Malam Yusha’u Ahmad Muhammad polled 14 votes while the duos of Barrister Sanyunna and Senator Bello Jibrin Gada secure no votes.
Tambuwal assured all that his victory is for the good of the people, with promise to carry everybody along. He specifically thanked the State Governor, Wammako who made it possible for him to emerge.