Governor Abubakar last night congratulated the governor-elect Sen. Mohammed.
The governor in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Strategy, Ali M. Ali, said: “I congratulate my brother, Sen. Bala on this victory at the polls.
“I am delighted to note that despite the intensity of the campaigns in our dear state, a peaceful election took place without bloodshed.
“Let me therefore invite the Governor-elect to join me in working out the process of a smooth transition.
“I sincerely thank the entire people of Bauchi state for their support to my administration and urge them to extend the same to the incoming administration.
“I also urge governor-elect to caution his supporters to be law abiding while celebrating since the period of campaigns is now over,” he said.