Bala Mohammed of PDP wins Bauchi supplementary poll

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Bala Mohammed

The Bauchi state gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Bala Mohammed, is at a comfortable lead over his close rival, the incumbent Governor, Mohammed Abubakar of the All Progressives Party, (APC), at the supplementary governorship election held on the 23rd of March in Bauchi state.

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Sen. Bala Mohammed

Sen. Bala Mohammed PDP, garnered a total of  6376 against his main opponent, incumbent Governor Mohammed Abubakar who polled 5117 at the rerun, with a vote margin of 1259 between both parties.

During the March 9 inconclusive election, Mohammed was credited with 469,512 votes and Abubakar 465,453, with a vote margin of 4059 but the election was declared inconclusive after a  Federal High Court in Abuja halted the collation and announcement of result for Tafawa Balewa Local Government.

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Governor Abubakar got a court injunction restraining INEC from continuing with the collation and announcement of election results in the State.

The total no of registered voters at the rerun was  21759. Accredited voters are 12, 109, Valid votes ,11, 568 while total votes cast are 11, 979 . Rejected votes, 403.

The rerun election was held in 36 Polling covering 29 registration areas (wards) in the 15 affected local government areas with 22,759 registered voters.

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Result in the 15 LGAs is as follows:

1:-
Itas LGA APC(421)
PDP((619)
2:-
Bogoro LGA APC(101)
PDP(478)
3:-
Dass LGA
APC(184)
PDP(358)
4:-
Shira LGA
APC(152)
PDP(86)
5:-
Giade LGA
APC(639)6:-
PDP(532)
6:-
Ganjuwa LGA
APC(432)
PDP(353)
7:-
Ningi LGA
APC(758)
PDP(791)
8:-
GAMAWA LGA
APC(154)
PDP(96)
9:-
Darazo LGA
APC(824)
PDP(749)
10:-
Misau LGA
APC(111)
PDP(312)
11:-
Kirfi LGA
APC(206)
PDP(472)
12:-
Alkaleri LGA
APC(264)
PDP(444)
13:-
Toro LGA
APC(536)
PDP(828)
14:-
Katagum Azare LGA
APC(261)
PDP(203)
15:-
Jama’are LGA
APC(74)
PDP(54)

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The total number APC(5117) PDP(6376)