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Tinubu leads in 21 Sokoto LGs

Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, maintains his lead over the Peoples Democratic Party's Atiku Abubakar in Sokoto State.

According to the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission in the state before it went on break at 12:32 a.m. on Tuesday, the APC candidate is leading the PDP by about 1,847 votes.

According to the results declared in 21 local governments out of a total of 23, the APC candidate received 253,636 votes in 11 local governments, while Atiku received 251,789 votes in 10 local governments, leaving two local governments for Tambuwal and Sabon Birni, respectively.

The Labour Party's candidate, Peter Obi, is a distant third with 6,512 votes, followed by the New Nigerian Peoples Party with 1,145.

The exercise is expected to resume at 2 a.m. for the continuation of the state's two remaining local government areas.

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