From Sule Aliyu, Bauchi
After keeping people of the state in suspense on his choice of running mate for the 2023 governorship elections, Bauchi State governor, Sen. Bala Abdulkadir Muhammad finally named a onetime Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Muhammad Auwal Jatau as his running mate.
The disclosure was made recently by the lawmaker, who is currently representing Zaki Constituency at the House of Representatives, while speaking to journalists.
He expressed his profound gratitude to the governor for finding him worthy to be his running mate in the forthcoming election.
Jatau promised to reciprocate the honour by being a loyal and supportive running mate for the success of the PDP-led administration in the state.
“I want to use this medium to express my profound appreciation to His Excellency, the incumbent governor of Bauchi State, Sen. Bala Abdulkadir Muhammad for finding me worthy to be his running mate in the 2023 governorship election in Bauchi State.
“This is a great honor to me and I want to assure the governor that I will justify the confidence reposed in me,” he said