Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed of Bauchi State on Tuesday urged the electorate to vote all candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the council election taking place on Saturday 17 October 2020.
The governor made the call while speaking at the closing ceremony of the campaign rally for PDP candidates and after he receiving thousands of decampees from various political Parties at the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida Square, Bauchi.
He said his administration is determined to open up the state for massive transformation in critical sectors of the economy.
Governor Bala who said that his administration had inherited a lot challenges, added that “We are very grateful to Almighty Allah and to all people of Bauchi state for giving us the opportunity, we welcome all of you who are coming to our party in your number and we will be with you as our brothers.
“Today the decampees have realised that we have done so much and we are ready to do more and to perform better than before.”
While welcoming the decampees, he solicited for their support in the forthcoming council elections on Saturday.
Governor Bala thanked religious and community leaders as well as traditional rulers for their support to his administration and called on all to rally round his administration for effective service delivery.
The State PDP Chairman, Alhaji Hamza Koshe Akuyam had earlier noted with satisfaction the massive participation of supporters at the campaign rally and attributed it to the outstanding performance of Governor Bala Mohammed.
Senator Abdul Ahmed Ningi also said with the performance of the governor, PDP will emerge victorious in the Local Government elections and described the conduct of the election as a welcome development and historic.
Speaking on behalf of the decampees, Dr Sama’ila Dahuwa said they have decided to decamp to the PDP because of the exemplary leadership of Governor Bala Mohammed and pledged their loyalty and support to the party.