Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar
Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar

BREAKING: Bauchi Governor accepts defeat, congratulates Bala Mohammed

NEWS DIGEST – Governor Mohammed Abubakar has congratulated Senator Bala Mohammed of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who defeated him in the Bauchi State governorship election.

This is contained in a statement signed by the special adviser to the governor, Mallam Ali M Ali  and made available to The News Digest.

READ: Bala Mohammed Wins Bauchi Governorship Polls

Abubakar, expressed delight that despite intensity of the campaigns, the election took place without any bloodshed.

READ Full Press Statement:
Congratulatory message to Bauchi Governor -Elect Sen Bala Mohammed

Gov Abubakar wishes to congratulate Governor-elect of Bauchi state Senator Bala Mohammed.

“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.