The APC in Bauchi has reportedly chosen its state governor, Mohammed Abubakar, as its gubernatorial candidate for the 2019 polls –

The ruling party in Bauchi state has also given its support to President Muhammadu Buhari in his rerun ambition for the forthcoming presidential election

The APC stated that this decision was taken because on the fact that the Abubakar-led government has touched the lives of the average indigenes.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi has adopted President Muhammadu Buhari and the state governor, Mohammed Abubakar, as its presidential and gubernatorial candidate respectively for the 2019 general elections, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Abubakar Al-Saddique, the press secretary to the governor, revealed in a statement in Bauchi on Friday, September 13, that the party took the decision at its stakeholders’ meeting on Thursday, September 14, at the Government House, Bauchi.

Al-Sadique also said the meeting reaffirmed the party’s earlier decision to adopt indirect primaries for the election of its candidates for the 2019 poll. “The decision becomes necessary in view of the massive infrastructural development and stability in the nation and in Bauchi State.

“There is improved security and prudent management of resources that have been witnessed under these great leaders,” he stated.

He quoted the stakeholders as saying that the APC government had initiated policies that had touched the life of the common man hence the adoption of the president and the governor. He said the people of Bauchi state were satisfied with the commitment of the president and the governor to combating insurgency and other criminal activities.

The deputy governor, Alhaji Audu Katagum, has in other news advised all those who are looking for elective positions in the state to reach out to the electorate who will take the final decision on their ambition.

“Gov. Abubakar has not anointed candidates and I want to warn all of you against vote buying. The party is working out ways of checking electoral fraud during the conduct of the primaries,’’ Katagum said.