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Abubakar wins APC gubernatorial ticket in Bauchi State

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[File] Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar of Bauchi State

Governor Muhammed Abdullahi Abubakar of Bauchi State has emerged the winner in the just-concluded All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primaries.

The returning officer, Prof. Ahmed Bakori, said Abubakar polled 75,086 votes to beat his closest rival, Dr. Yakubu Lame, who got 3,988 votes.

A former Minister of Health for State, Dr. Ali Pate, got 2,886 while Captain Bala Jibrin (rtd) had 2,539 votes.

Meanwhile, Lame and Pate had earlier on Monday urged their supporters to boycott the election and called for the cancellation of the primaries over allegation of election malpractices.


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