Bauchi State News Today
The United Nations Children and Education Fund has said 58,121 female teachers are required to close the gender parity gap in rural schools in northern Nigeria. It said that poor education in the region is worse than Boko Haram.
A family of two children and several others lost their lives in a ghastly motor accident on Gombe-Bauchi road on Sunday, March 31.
The Bauchi state governor-elect, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, and other elected representatives are to get their certificates of return today, Saturday, March 30.
The election tribunal in Bauchi state said on Friday, March 29 that it had so far received 16 petitions from individuals and political parties on the just concluded governorship, national and state assembly elections.
The report by YIAGA also said that although some party agents tried to influence voters with all kinds of gifts, the polling units were flooded officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Following his electoral victory, Senator Bala Mohammed has been congratulated by his opponent and the incumbent governor of Bauchi state, Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar, who he defeated in the state gubernatorial election.