The candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Bala Mohammed, has won the supplementary election in Bauchi State.
Returning Officer Professor Kyari Mohammed made the announcement on Sunday, a day after the exercise took place in the state.
According to him, the PDP candidate polled a total of 6,376 while the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Muhammed Abubakar, who is the incumbent governor polled 5,117.
The RO, however, noted that he is in no position to make a return because the case involving the Tafawa Balewa LGA is still in court.
The Federal High Court in Abuja had on March 19 stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from proceeding with the collation, conclusion and announcement of the result of the governorship election in the state held on March 9, 2019.
Justice Inyang Ekwo issued the order based on an ex parte application filed by the APC and the governor, Mohammed Abubakar. Read more