Ahead of Saturday’s local government elections in Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, the State Governor has flagged off the People’s Democratic Party Chairmanship Campaign in Alkaleri, his own local government.
The Governor also received notable politicians from the LGA who defected from All Progressives Congress, APC to the PDP ahead of the Saturday polls.
Governor Mohammed during the ceremony reiterated the determination of his administration to bring dividends of democracy to the LGA.
“I know that Alkaleri like many other LGAs in Bauchi State is still battling with underdevelopment, look at our road, it’s still in tatters, in addition to the water problem that we still have.
“And that’s why you have me as a son, all these problems will soon become history by the special grace of God”, the Governor said.
The Governor who said the defectors were motivated by his performance insisted that the business of governance is about dedication and selfless service.
Some defectors who left the APC for the PDP in Alkaleri include Yakubu Hashimu, Jagaban Bauchi, Hon Baba Wuro, Hon. Maigari Baba, Hon. Kefas Jada among others.
Speaking on behalf of the defectors, Yakubu Hashimu said; “we defected from the APC to the PDP because of the laudable initiatives and projects being executed by our son, Governor Bala Mohammed.
” He has demonstrated to us that he has the political will to change the looks of Bauchi State, that’s why in our thousands, we feel we should join him and support him”, he said.