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Bauchi: Why Gov. Abubakar is battling

Yesterday’s court decision stopping the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC from going ahead with the further collation of the results of the Bauchi State governorship election of March 9 was a last-ditch effort by the incumbent governor to hold on to power. It also showed to limit to which the Muhammadu Buhari phenomenon could go in holding someone in power.

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Contrary to public perception, govs don’t control security vote – Gov. Abubakar

Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State, in this interview, says the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, shunned the moves to make peace with him. Abubakar also speaks on the bailout funds to states, security vote for governors and the alleged poor funding of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the ruling party at the federal level.

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