Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, narrowly defeated President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress at the polling unit of Governor Aminu Tambuwal in Sokoto State.
At Unit 011, JNI Nizamiyyah Islamic School in Tambuwal, Tambuwal Local Government Area, where the governor voted at 11:45am on Saturday, APC won two of the three voting points for the presidential election in the unit but PDP won with the total votes.
APC got a total of 439 votes, while PDP got 444 votes.
Tambuwal, who was elected governor on the platform of the APC, had dumped the party for the PDP. He was a presidential aspirant in the opposition party until he lost the ticket to Abubakar.
The governor later clinched the governorship ticket of the PDP to seek a second term.