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Tambuwal clinches second term as PDP wins closest state race in years

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Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Sunday  secured a second term in office in an election proved to be the closest state contest in decades.

He polled 512002 votes, while his APC challenger got 511661 votes

Tambuwal’s  re-election to a second term had been in little danger throughout a campaign that has consistently shown him to be the heavy favorite.

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