The Bauchi State gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Bala, Abdulkadir Mohammed, has won the governorship election in the state.
Mohammed defeated the incumbent Governor Muhammed Abubakar of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The pending result of Tafawa Balewa was regenerated, collated and announced at the INEC headquarters on Monday night.
Announcing the result, the new collation officer of Tafawa Balewa Local government area, Dr Musa Dahiru of the Federal University Kashere, said that PDP polled 39,225 votes as against 30, 055 votes scored by the APC and incumbent Governor Muhammed Abubakar.
Total registered voters at Tafawa Balewa LGA was 139,240, accredited voters 74,181, total votes cast were 73,779, total valid votes, 73041, rejected votes 738