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After several weeks of speculation, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Tuesday defected from the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, to his former party, Peoples Democratic Party.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Bello-Gandi, 52, died on Tuesday after a protracted illness, and was buried according Islamic rites on Wednesday in Sokoto.

A statement issued on Sunday in Sokoto by Tambuwal’s spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, said the school would provide shelter, clothing and basic Islamic and western education to the children who fled insurgency in the North-East Zone and were currently living in Sokoto.

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.

He expressed hope of meeting peoples’ expectation in the implementation of the budget despite the state government challenges in meeting its revenue targets in the last two years.