The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared Bauchi State gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Bala Mohammed winner of the governorship election in the State.
Mohammed defeated incumbent Governor Muhammed Abubakar of the All Progressive 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 All Progressive Congress, APC and incumbent Governor Muhammed Abubakar.
With the addition of Tafawa Balewa LGA, Bala Mohammed won with 515,113 votes against 500,625 votes secured by Governor Mohammed Abubakar of the APC.