The Independent National Electoral
Fatima Mukhtar, returning officer for the Sokoto state governorship election made the announcement after a brief discussion with Amina Zakari, INEC national commissioner in charge of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states.
She said the adjournment was as a result of the non-arrival of results from Kebbe local government areas (LGAS) of the state.
However, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) agents and supporters at collation center kicked against the decision of the commission, describing it as a plot to rig the election.
Incumbent Governor Tambuwal is leading Aliyu Ahmed of the All Progressives Congress (APC) after
In 20 LGAs, Tambuwal of the PDP is in the lead with 10,499 votes against that of APC which is 10,338.