2012 Sokoto State gubernatorial election

The 2012 Sokoto State gubernatorial election occurred on February 18, 2012. PDP candidate Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko won the election, defeating ANPP Yusha'u Ahmed and 28 other candidates.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13]

2012 Sokoto State gubernatorial election
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Nominee Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko Yusha'u Ahmed
Party PDP ANPP
Running mate Muktar Shagari
Popular vote 518,247 131,048

Governor before election

Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko
PDP

Elected Governor

Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko
PDP

Yusha'u Ahmed was ANPP candidate, Abubakar Yabo was CPC candidate.[14]

PDP primaryEdit

Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko emerged PDP's candidate in the primary election, scoring 956 votes and defeating his two rivals Abubakar Gada and Yusuf Suleiman who polled no votes. He chose Muktar Shagari as his running mate.[15][16][17][18][19][20][21][22][23][24][25][26]

ResultsEdit

Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko from the PDP won the election defeating other 29 candidates. The total number of registered voters in the state was 2,453,857, total votes cast was 728,108, valid votes was 684,490 and rejected votes was 43,618.[27][28][29][30][31][32][33][34][35][36][37][38][39][40][41]

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