APC wins Sokoto State Assembly bye-election

Ahaji Abdullahi Randa,the Candidate of the All Progressives Congress ( APC) in Saturday’s Tureta State Assembly constituency bye-election has emerged victorious with 9223 votes.

The results were announced by the Returning Officer, Dr Abdulateef Femi.

Femi said that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Movement( PDM), Kamilu Umar, placed second with 114 votes.

According to the Returning Officer, the constituency had 33,832 registered voters.

He said a total of 9798 voters were accredited, while 9781 votes were cast.

He also said that there were 9544 total valid votes, 237 rejected votes and 772 cancelled votes.