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Published On: Mon, Dec 8th, 2014

Wamakko picks APC senatorial ticket on consensus

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From Raji Bello, Sokoto

Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko has picked the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket to contest for Sokoto North Senatorial seat in the forthcoming general elections.

The governor was elected by no fewer than 2,432 delegates in the yesterday National Assembly primaries election held at Trade Fair Complex in Sokoto city.

Announcing the result, Chairman of the Electoral Panel, Alhaji Nasiru Danladi Bako said the governor scored 2,372 votes to emerge winner of the primaries.

In his speech, Governor Wamakko assured the zone a responsive and vibrant representation in the senate if elected in 2015.

He thanked the delegates as well as the party members for the confidence reposed in him, promising not to fail the electorate.

The two candidates elected in other senatorial zones on the party platform include Ibrahim Abdullahi Danbaba Damboa (Sokoto West) and Engineer Ibrahim Gobir (Sokoto East) senatorial districts respectively.

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