Bauchi metropolis stood still as thousands of supporters trooped to the state capital from across the 20 LGAs to receive Governor Bala Mohammed following his victory at the Supreme Court.
Major roads in the state capital were besieged, causing gridlock for hours where a drive of about 20 minutes from the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport to the state capital took the crowd 3 and half hours to enter the metropolis.
Our Government House Correspondent reported that the crowd blocked major roads jubilating chanting songs of solidarity.
Addressing supporters and other stakeholders at the Government House Bauchi, Governor Bala Mohammed who expressed shock over the large number of the people who welcome him after his verdict at the apex court, pledged to remain focus in other to meet their expectations.
The governor who said he has forgiven whoever offended him before, noted that he will not tolerate sabotage by any other person regardless of his capacity.
According to him, their love and support is a challenge to him to work tirelessly towards overcoming the challenges affecting the progress of the state.
He said in the next four years, his administration would ensure all the sectors of the economy are working without any hitches.
On his part, the state PDP Chairman, Hamza Koshe Akuyam while thanking them for their support, appealed to the citizens to renew their prayers for the success of the administration.