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Angry crowd prevents Bauchi governor from voting at APC gubernatorial primary

Angry crowd prevents Bauchi governor from voting at APC gubernatorial primary

Bauchi state governor, Mohammed Abubakar, was prevented from voting at his ward during the governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC), by an angry crowd.

According to Channels TV, voting could not take place, as the election was disrupted.

READ ALSO: Confusion as 1 reportedly killed, 2 hospitalised in Bauchi APC gubernatorial primaries

Legit.ng gathers that some aspirants subsequently pulled out of the race and called for its cancellation on the grounds that they lacked faith in the process.

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Recall that Legit.ng previously reported that one person was reportedly killed in Boi, Bogoro local government area of Bauchi state on Monday, October 1, while trying to vote in the gubernatorial primaries of the APC, just as two others were said to have been hospitalised for gun shots wounds by yet to be identified person.

The allegations were made by two of the contestants in the APC gubernatorial primaries, Yakubu Ibrahim Lame, and Mohammed Ali Pate, while briefing journalists at the NUJ press centre on Monday evening, on the conduct of the exercise.

The duo have announced their withdrawal from participation in the exercise calling for its immediate stoppage by the national secretariat of the party because according to them, the process was hijacked from the committee.

While further alleging that their supporters across the state were tear gassed, harassed and intimidated in order to ensure that they did not participate in the exercise.

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Source: Legit.ng

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