—PDP’s Bala Mohammed Emerges Gov. of Bauchi State
YBTC News—The Peoples’ Democratic Party, Governorship Candidate in Bauchi State, Sen.Bala Mohammed has emerged the new governor of the state.
Sen. Bala who polled 515,113 votes to defeats the incumbent, Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who scored 500,625 votes.
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The Returning Officer,Prof. Mohammed Kyari, on Monday, saidt total votes cast was 1,339,66, out of which 1,111,406 votes were valid and 22,560 votes, invalid.
He said that the PDP candidate, having scored the highest number of votes and satisfied all requirements, had therefore been returned elected.
Bala Mohammed was the FCT Minister under former, President Good luck Jonathan.