By Suleiman Adamu
Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar congratulates Bala Mohammed on his declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission as the Governor-elect of Bauchi state.
In a statement circulated to newsmen in Abuja by his Media Adviser, Mazi Paul Ibe, Atiku eulogized the past performance of Bala Mohammed as the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) under President Goodluck Jonathan.
“Your victory is a deeply satisfying one. In you, the good people of Bauchi state have rightly reposed their confidence for four years of good governance.
“Atiku Abubakar is confident that that repose is well entrusted in Bala Mohammed especially considering his sterling achievements as the minister of the Federal Capital Territory, wherein he made life a joy for those he was charged to administer”, his spokesman said.
According to Atiku Abubakar, “PDP is now poised to bring progress to Bauchi through him and thereby extend the frontiers of democracy, peace, progress and prosperity.
“Bala Mohammed’s efforts to provide potable water in the FCT remain unmatched today, and the former Vice President believes that such will be replicated in Bauchi state.”
The Waziri of Adamawa also noted that by virtue of Bala Mohammed’s election, the Pearl of Tourism in Nigeria, is now poised to be the bastion of good governance in Nigeria and for this, he is grateful to almighty Allah for what he has done for him and the good people of Bauchi state.