SAN FRANCISCO, January 13, (THEWILL) – Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed is presently hospitalised in an undisclosed London hospital received treatment for an unknown ailment.
Senior Special Assistant on Media to the Governor, Mukhtar Gidado confirmed the development without giving further details.
The electoral victory of Mr. Mohammed, who is of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP is being challenged by the All Progressives Congress and its governorship candidate, Mohammed Abubakar.
The Supreme Court adjourned hearing on the matter till Tuesday after one of the justices suddenly became ill during Monday’s session.
The court is determining the appeal against the election of six state governors. The states are Sokoto (Tambuwal), Bauchi (mohammed), Imo (Ihedioha), Benue (Ortom), Kano (Ganduje) and Plateau (Lalong).
“I appreciate our outstanding partners of progress and paradigm shift in Bauchi state. I wish to reaffirm my commitment to the lofty ideals of our New Bauchi Movement and pledge to lead with justice, equity and humility.
“We will however soon take drastic action to get rid of saboteurs and ungrateful people within our midst, while at the same time recognizing and rewarding those who contributed positively to our Movement and show loyalty to us and our Bauchi Project. Many unexpected opponents and opposition have emerged to pull us down through the Supreme Court.
“Insha Allah they will fail. I am in hospital in London but we strongly believe that Allah is sufficient for us and He is able and capable to give us victory! Cheers, success shall be ours Insha Allah! Cheers and you all,” the governor’s spokesman said.