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Bauchi senator emerges NNPP gov candidate

Bauchi senator emerges NNPP gov candidate

5th August 2022 Map of Bauchi State 5th August 2022 The Chairman, Senate Committee on Police Affairs, Senator Haliru Jika, has emerged as the governorship candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party in Bauchi State.Haliru Jika is now the only aspirant in the race, I hereby affirm him as the gubernatorial candidate of the NNPP in Bauchi State.” Speaking after his affirmation, Senator Jika, a former Speaker of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, expressed gratitude to the delegates and the NNPP for the honour done to him by allowing him to fly the party’s flag in the forthcoming election.“You will agree that the youths and women are the backbone of any society and we are duty-bound to support them and mobilize them so that we can have good governance in Nigeria and in Bauchi state.

” Speaking on his plans for the youths in Bauchi State, he said, “I have put the entire youths in the state in perspective, and I have seen how governance is being delivered in the state and we will soon come out with our blueprint, a working document that will work for Bauchi state.” Jika, who lost his bid to get the ticket of the All Progressives Congress to a former Chief of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar, and dumped the party to the NNPP, expressed optimism that he will be the next Bauchi state governor.

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