BREAKING: INEC declares Mohammed winner of Bauchi guber poll – TheCable

BREAKING: INEC declares Mohammed winner of Bauchi guber poll – TheCable

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Bala Mohammed, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as winner of the Bauchi state governorship election.

He defeated Mohammed Abubakar, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and incumbent governor.

Announcing the results of elections on Monday, Mohammed Kyari, the returning officer said  Mohammed polled 515,113 votes to defeat  Abubakar who scored 500,625 votes.

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The total votes cast was 1,339,66, out of which 1,111,406 votes were valid and 22560 votes, invalid.

He said the PDP candidate, having scored the highest number of votes and satisfied all requirements, had therefore been returned elected.

Earlier, Ibrahim Abdullahi, the resident electoral commissioner in the state, had appealed to politicians to take defeat in good fate.

“In any contest there will be Winner and loser,” he said, urging them to celebrate with decorum.”

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