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Yari re-elected in Zamfara

2015-04-13 14:38

Gusau - Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has been re-elected as governor of Zamfara State, reports Vanguard.

He won Saturday’s governorship election in the state with a landslide.

He garnered a total vote of 716 964 to defeat his closest rival, Mamuda Shinkafi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who scored 201 938 votes.

Also read: Ambode declared winner of Lagos governorship poll

Incidentally, Shinkafi is Yari’s father in-law.

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate and National Secretary of the party, Sani Shinkafi polled a total of 2 385 votes to come third.

Read more at Vanguard.

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