By News desk
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Mukhtar Shehu, winner of the Zamfara State governorship election.
According to the Returning Officer in the state, Prof. Kabiru Bala, the APC candidate polled 534,541 votes to defeat his closest rival, Bello Muhammad of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who polled 189,452.
Bala, who is a lecturer at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria made the announcement on Monday at the INEC headquarters in Gusau, the state capital.
“Mukhtar Shehu of the APC; having satisfied the requirements of the law, has scored the highest number of votes, is hereby declared the winner and returned elected.”