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Nigeria

Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

Date of Birth: 10 January 1966
Place of Birth: Sokoto State


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King for a year

That means the frontrunners will be multi-millionaire and last year's failed candidate Atiku Abubakar or someone close to Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike who last year backed Sokoto State governor Aminu Tambuwal...


Governors get set

In Sokoto incumbent governor Aminu Tambuwal is seeking a second term after failing to win nomination as a presidential candidate (AC Vol 59 No 25 Election bored game)...


A poll without passion

Although the ruling party has broadly united behind Buhari's candidacy – all the serious challengers such as Sokoto governor Aminu Tambuwal and the former state governors Rabiu Kwankwaso (Kano) and Bukola Saraki (Kwara) have defected to the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) – there are big political fights at state level...


Election bored game

A few hundred turned up for Atiku's launch rally on 3 December in Sokoto where incumbent governor Aminu Tambuwal had been one the leading contenders for the PDP's presidential ticket...


Now the race looks serious

However Governor Tambuwal of Sokoto and former Kano governor Rabiu Kwankwaso have defected to the PDP and although they probably will not deliver a win for Atiku in their states they may well keep the APC machine from inflating the numbers and deliver the 25% that Atiku needs as well as possibly winning gubernatorial races there...

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Blame game scuppers reform

The field is already crowded with other defectors: former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar (1999-2007) is now back in the PDP for a third time while Aminu Tambuwal Sokoto Governor who has also flirted between rival parties said on 16 August that he was 'under intense pressure from various quarters' to stand for the presidency...


Barbarians at the gate

Aminu Tambuwal Governor of Sokoto joined the defectors to the People's Democratic Party (PDP); the deputy governor of Kano followed suit as did lawmakers in both states...


A split by any other name

Wike recently hosted Atiku and Aminu Tambuwal the APC governor of Sokoto State and once a possible successor to Buhari in Rivers State...


An election on autopilot

Others in the frame are Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso ex-governor of Kano and Aminu Tambuwal governor of Sokoto...


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