- The People’s Democratic Party (PDP)'s gubernatorial candidate in Bauchi, Bala Mohammed, has won the governorship poll
- Mohammed defeated his opponent of All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammed Abubakar, with 6,376 votes
- Abubakar, the current governor of the state, polled 5,117 votes
Bala Mohammed, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), gubernatorial candidate in Bauchi state, has won the supplementary poll.
Mohammed's victory was announced on Sunday, March 24, by the Returning Officer Professor Kyari Mohammed, Channels TV reports.
Mohammed polled a total of 6,376 votes, while the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Muhammed Abubakar, the current governor of the state, polled 5,117 votes.
However, the returning officer, pointed out that he cannot conduct a return since the case of the Tafawa Balewa LGA is pending in court.
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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that supporters of the APC on the one hand, and those of the PDP on the other side of the divide are celebrating at the office of INEC in the Bauchi state capital ahead of the collation and announcement of results.
Legit.ng gathered that both the APC and PDP supporters who thronged to the office of the electoral commission in large numbers are claiming victory in the Bauchi supplementary election ahead of the official declaration by INEC.
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