The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari has won in Sokoto with a wide margin of 671,926 votes ahead of President Goodluck Jonathan who scored 152,199 votes.
He emerged winner out of 14 political parties that contested the elections which has been adjudged free, fair and credible.
However, declaring the outcome at the Sultan Maccido institute for Quranic and General Studies, Sokoto state presidential election collation centre, Professor Abubakar Bagudo gave 876,369 as total vote cast with a total valid votes of 834,259.
According to Bagudo, the total rejected votes is 42,110, adding that” 988,899 voters were accredited.”Below is the result:Kware LGA: APC 36,809 PDP 5,339Dange Shuni LGA: APC 31,036. PDP 6,918Goronyo LGA: APC 28,950. PDP 7,664Gwadabawa LGA: APC 34,929, PDP 5,951Silami LGA : APC: 18,922 PDP 5,029Wurno LGA: APC 24414, PDP 3,928Tangaza LGA: APC 24,719 PDP 4,866Binji LGA: APC 16,478, PDP 4,722Bodinga LGA: APC 25,084 PDP 6,816Sokoto South LGA : APC 48,900 PDP 11,048Rabah LGA: APC 19,887 PDP 4,994Tambuwal LGA: APC 51,701 PDP 7,282Sokoto North LGA : APC 44,705 PDP 8,687Yabo LGA: APC 20,279 PDP 4,357Wamakko LGA : APC 46,736 PDP 6,719Kebbe LGA : APC 22,345 PDP 3,802Illela LGA: APC 33,847 PDP 8,287Tureta LGA: APC 12,648 PDP 6,121Shagari LGA: APC 26,696 PDP 6,396Sabo Birnin LGA: APC 42,879 PDP 9,225Gudu LGA: APC 13,811 PDP 7,744Isa LGA: APC 19,535 PDP 10,618Gada LGA: APC 38,139 PDP 5,686
TotalRegistered Voter =1,663,127
Valid Votes =834,259
Rejected Votes 42,110