Aminu Tambuwal has been guaranteed a place in the Nigerian Senate after defeating incumbent Senator Danbaba Dambuwa.
The current governor of Sokoto state under the flagship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had a total margin of 4,976 margin to win the Sokoto South Senatorial district.
According to Professor Abubakar Abdullahi Bagudo, Tambuwa emerged as Senator-elect with a total number of 100,860 votes.
His closest rival Danbaba who represented the All Progressives Congress garnered a total number of 95,884 votes.
INEC also declared the candidate of the PDP Abdusamad Dasuki as the winner of Kebbe/Tambuwal federal constituency in Sokoto State.