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PDP’s Bala Mohammed declared as Bauchi Governor-elect

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Former Minister Federal Capital Territory Senator Bala Mohammed, who is the gubernatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, has been declared the winner of the Bauchi State Governorship elections in Bauchi State.

Senator Bala defeated the incumbent Governor, Mohammed Abubabakar of the All Progressives Congress.

Mohammed polled a total of 515, 113 votes to defeat Gov. Abubabakar who got 500, 625 votes.

According to the results, Sen. Mohammed had a landslide victory in 7 Local Government Areas out of the 20 in the state while Governor Abubabakar on the other hand, won in 13 LGAs with slimmer margins.

The state Returning Officer, Prof. Kyari Mohammed, who announced the result at exactly 11pm on Monday said: “I, Prof. Kyari Mohammed, declares that I was the Returning Officer of the election in Bauchi State and that Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, of the PDP, have satisfied the requirements of the law and haven scored the highest number of votes is hereby declared winner and is returned elected.”

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