Ahmed Kalambaina, a candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has won the Sokoto State by-election in Kwara/Wamakko Federal Constituency.
The returning officer, Abdullatif Usman, pronounced Kalambaina winner with 31,288 votes shortly after collation ended around 3:00 am on Sunday.
While the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Aminu Kware, scored 7,205 votes, the turnout of voters was placed at about 24.39 per cent.
The election was held to field the position vacated by former representative of the constituency, Abdullahi Wammako, who died on July 14 in Abuja. He was a member of the APC.
Until his election, Kalambaina was the chairman of Wamakko Local Government Area.