Bauchi State governor and governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bala Mohammed, has dumped his deputy, Baba Kaka Tela ahead of the 2023 race.
Mohammed has picked the lawmaker representing the Zaki federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Mohammed Auwal Jatau, as his running mate.
The development was revealed by Jatau on Sunday while addressing newsmen in Bauchi.
Jatau in his statement appreciated the state Governor for choosing him as his running mate,
He promised to reciprocate the honour by being a loyal and supportive deputy governor.
Jatau said, “This is a great honour to me and I want to assure the Governor that I will justify the confidence reposed in me.
“No government in the history of Bauchi State has performed well like what the Kauran Bauchi is doing to us now, all of us are surprised with the performances of our Governor in the delivery of dividends of democracy to the entire people of the state and we must appreciate His Excellency for making us proud.
“Our 2023 campaign would be based on what we have achieved so far and things that we can do in our second term, and Insha Allah the achievements recorded by the Governor would be the key to our collective victory in the outcome of the governorship election.”
This article was originally published on Naija News