Sokoto:A ‘new’ governor beckons after peaceful polls

Governor Wamakko
The people of Sokoto turned out vote on Saturday for a new governor.The tenure of Governor Magatakarda Wamakko came an end following the Supreme Court ruling that   5 PDP governors  should quit as their term in office had elapsed.
Wamakko is believed the one generally expected win the election despite  the tough challenge from the ANPP and CPC as well as DPP candidates.
were apprehensions ahead of the polls because of recent threat threat by Boko to attack Sokoto.This threat was behind the heavy deployment of security personnel for the election.
But initial   said the elections were conducted peacefully

Collation of results have begun and the winner is expected to declared  either Saturday night or Sunday morning

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