The Governor of Sokoto State and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the March 9, 2019 governorship election, Aminu Tambuwal, on Monday paid a surprise visit to the leader of the All Progressives Congress in the State, Alhaji Aliyu Wammako, ahead of the gubernatorial election scheduled for March 9, 2019.
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The Returning Officer, Prof. Atiku Yahaya, Deputy Vice Chancellor Academy, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto, declared the result at the Zonal Senatorial collation centre in Sokoto North LGA on Monday.
With barely 24 hours to the Presidential and National Assembly elections, the All Progressives Congress in Sokoto State has received no fewer than 100,000 defectors from the Peoples Democratic Party and the Social Democratic Party.
Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has lost his Commissioner for Information, Malam Bello Goronyo, who defected to the All Progressives Congress from the Peoples Democratic Party.
Senator Aliyu Wamakko, the leader of the All Progressive Congress in Sokoto state on Saturday restated why electorates should vote President Muhammadu Buhari and all other APC Candidates in the country.
Chief Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transport and Chairman, All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, has urged the people of Sokoto State to vote massively for President Buhari in the forthcoming presidential election.
Shagari, 93, was laid to rest in his hometown, Shagari, in Shagari Local Government Area of Sokoto State at about 3.30pm
In a major blow to the second term ambition of Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, 50,000 members of his Peoples Democratic Party have switched allegiance to the All Progressives Congress.
The command’s spokesperson, DSP Cordelia Nwawe, told newsmen that one other person who was injured during the incident had been hospitalised
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the victims in their hundreds comprising women, men and children marched into the 400 housing units initiated by the immediate past administration of Senator Aliyu Wamakko.
The governor, in a statement on Sunday, said this in reaction to the claim by the aides that they dumped Tambuwal over his request that they must leave the All Progressives Congress for the Peoples Democratic Party
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the coalition, representing all tertiary institutions across the state, said in a press statement issued in Sokoto, that recent directive by the federation stopping students from active politics was illegitimate.
Addressing a press conference on Sunday, the group Coordinator, Alhaji Abubakar Abdullahi, described Tambuwal’s exit from APC as betrayal of people’s mandate as given him in the 2015 election.
The Chairman, Northern Senators Forum, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, on Tuesday said that the teaching profession in the country should not be made a dumping ground.
The funeral prayer was conducted at the Sultan Bello Juma’at Mosque, Sokoto, and was led by the Chief Imam of the Mosque, Sheikh Malami Bello-Akwara.
Wamakko told members of the Correspondent Chapel, Nigeria Union of Journalists on Sunday in Sokoto that recent media reports to that effect were fake and concocted by mischief makers to tarnish his image.
The state governor, Alhaji Aminu Masari, who led people to the burial, described the death of the senator as an “act of God’’.
Tinubu, accompanied by APC chieftain, Alhaji idi Farouk, held a two-hour closed-door meeting with his hosts at both the Government House and Wamakko’s residence.
This is contained in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Bashir Mani, and issued to newsmen in Sokoto on Sunday.
This is contained in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Bashir Mani in Sokoto on Wednesday.