The Bauchi state governor, Mohammed Abubakar has congratulated the winner of the Bauchi governorship election and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bala Mohammed.
Abubakar in a statement issued Monday night by his Special Adviser, Media and Strategy, Ali Ali also thanked his supporters and people of the state for their peaceful conduct during the election.
See full statement here.
“I congratulate my brother, Sen Bala on this victory at the polls.
“I am delighted to note that in-spite of the intensity of the campaigns in our dear state, a peaceful election took place without bloodshed.
“Let me therefore invite the Governor-elect to join me in working out the process of a smooth transition.
“I sincerely thank the entire people of Bauchi state for their support to my administration and urge them to extend the same to the incoming administration.
“I also urge governor-elect to caution his supporters to be law abiding while celebrating since the period of campaigns is now over.”