Former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed on Sunday emerged winner of the keenly contested Bauchi State Governorship Election.
Austine Tsenzughul reports from Bauchi
Senator Bala Mohammed who polled 449,723 votes on People’s Democratic Party (PDP) platform defeated incumbent Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar of All Progressive Congress Congress polled 441,216 votes.
By this victory, Senator Mohammed, a prince in Duguri District, Alkaleri Local Government of Bauchi State has become the first Governor, whose genealogy can be easily traced.
Defeated incumbent Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar is a lawyer who was elected in 2015.
There will be other details as the day progresses.
I am Austine Tsenzughul reporting from Bauchi