The Independent National Electoral Commission, had today, 30th March 2019 presented certificates of return to the Bauchi state governor-elect, Sen. Bala Mohammed with his deputy, Sen. Baba Tela and about 31 members-elect of the State’s House of Assembly.
Speaking at the ceremony held in Bauchi for the certificate of return issuance, the INEC Regional Commissioner for Bauchi, Gombe and Yobe states,Baba Shettima Arfo said that the ceremony was held in compliance with the Commission’s mandate to present
He expressed assurance of the commitment of the INEC to conduct free and fair elections in the future as he called on the electoral officials to properly deliver the dividends of democracy to the people.
He called on the Bauchi governor -elect to consider his election as an opportunity to serve the people and not members of his party and affiliates alone.
Also speaking at the event, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Bauchi, Alhaji Abdullahi Ibrahim called on all those elected to justify their mandate and the confidence reposed in them.
“Let me remind you, as the electorates that turn out in mass to ensure that you
Meanwhile, the Bauchi governor-elect, Sen. Bala Mohammed in his acceptance speech promised to justify the mandate given to him and his deputy as he plans on working with the state’s stakeholders and extend hands of fellowship to all those who contested and failed in the Bauchi elections.