Breaking: APC candidate Mukhtar Shehu wins Zamfara guber election
Rahaman Abiola|March. 11, 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Zamfara, Alhaji Mukhtar Shehu, the winner of the poll held in the state.
INEC declared Shehu winner of the election held on March 9 after polling 534,541 votes to defeat his close challenger of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Zamfara collation officer, Prof Kabiru Bala of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, said Shehu's closest rival, Bello Muhammad Mutawalle of the PDP polled 189,452 votes.
Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, the INEC returning officer in the state, declared the result on Sunday evening at the state headquarters of INEC in Ibadan.
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