The results of the Sokoto Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election has emerged with the immediate past commissioner of Local Development and Community Development, Manir Dan-Iya becoming the opposition party’s flagbearer for 2019 in the state.
Concise News can report that Dan-Iya will be contending with the incumbent deputy governor, Ahmed Aliyu, who emerged as the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate.
The returning officer and chairman of the state gubernatorial primary election, Ambassador Bashir Yuguda, said no fewer than 3,496 delegates were registered for the exercise.
The former commissioner, who was the sole aspirant in the primary election held in Sokoto, polled a total of 2,175 votes.
Below are the results of the election…
Manir Dan-Iya – 2,175 votes
Invalid votes – 12 votes
Delegates that voted – 2,187 delegates
Total delegates – 3,496 delegates
In his acceptance speech, Dan-Iya promised to secure victory for the party in the governorship poll