BAUCHI – There were heavy jubilations in the state on Saturday as residents of the state thronged the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport to receive Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi following his affirmation at the Supreme court as the duly elected Governor of Bauchi State.
Governor Mohammed was warmly received by People’ Democratic Party stakeholders, government officials in the state led by the Deputy Governor, Auwal Jatau Mohamed as well as other well-wishers of the state.
Many elated residents of the state came out in their thousands on the streets of the bauchi state, chanting solidarity songs and dancing, raising placards to express their joy over Governor Mohammed victory at the Apex court, a development that further testified of his strong popularity and wide acceptance by the people of state.
The arrival of the governor to the state was greeted with a rally held in his honour that lasted for almost two hours.The rally took-off with a convoy of that commenced from the Awala Roundabout, moving through the streets of the City.
The governor, his wife, the Deputy Governor and other senior government officials mounted an open van where they waved to hundreds of cheering supporters as the convoy moved through Ran road, up to the Emir palace down to Nasarawa state and terminated at the government house Bauchi.