Following the decision of the supreme court to sack all candidates of the All Progressives Congress ( APC ), the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC ) have declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of Zamfara state gubernatorial election.
Mahmood Yakubu, INEC chairman, announced this during a press conference in Abuja on Saturday.
Yakubu said this followed the supreme court decision sacking all candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the general election.
The supreme court ruled that APC did not hold a valid primary election and subsequently voided its votes.
Bello Matawalle came second in the governorship election with a score of 189,452 votes.