Ex-FCT minister picks PDP ticket for Bauchi guber election

A former minister of Federal Capital Territory Abuja, Sen. Bala Mohammed, has emerged as the 2019 governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bauchi State.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Bala defeated two other contestants; Sen. Abdul Ningi and Sen. Adamu Gumba, at the keenly contested primary election.

The Chairman, PDP Electoral Panel for the state, Chief Dan Orbih, announced that Mohammed scored 1,335 votes to emerge winner, while Ningi got 802 votes and Gumba polled 15 votes.

He noted that only 32 invalid votes were recorded during the election.

According to him, the election is free, fair, peaceful and conducted in accordance with the party’s constitution.

Orbih urged PDP members to remain loyal to the party and also work hard to reclaim the state.

He commended the delegates for their resilience and well behaved conduct during the exercise.

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