Guber election: Ex-Reps Speaker Dogara loses LGA to Gov Mohammed

Despite fierce opposition to the second-term ambition of the current Bauchi State Governor, the immediate past Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara has lost his home local government area, Bogoro LGA, to the governor.

Governor Mohammed contested yesterday’s election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) while Dogara backed the immediate Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar (retd), who is the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

According to the official results declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), PDP and Mohammed polled a total of 16,598 votes as against the 10,436 votes polled by APC and its candidate.

For the House of Assembly result for Bogoro State Constituency, the PDP’s Musa Nagwada garnered a total of 13,934 votes, while APC candidate Bulus Iliya, who is a former legislative aide to Dogara, got 12,887 votes.

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