• Monday, February 26, 2024
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Rerun: Plateau North voters commit to re-elect PDP candidates to assembly

Caleb Mutfwang

Plateau North Senatorial District witnessed a surge of enthusiasm as residents pledged to re-elect former Minority Leader, Sen. Simon Mwadkon, and Hon. Musa Avia Agah of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) during the upcoming February 3, 2024 re-run election.

Supporters from the PDP across the six Local Government Areas in the zone on Saturday gathered at the Langfield Event Centre for the campaign flag-off of the re-run election for Plateau North Senatorial District and Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency.

Governor Mutfwang, addressing the energized crowd, expressed gratitude for their steadfast support over the years.

He urged them to turn out in large numbers and vote decisively for Sen. Simon Mwadkon and Musa Agah, emphasizing their commitment not only to the PDP but to the people of Plateau State.

“Thank you for your commitment, devotion, and determination, not just to the PDP but to the people of Plateau State. The people of Plateau State have a covenant with the PDP, and that’s why they have always stood by us”.

The governor appreciated the voters for their support during the 2023 election despite economic challenges and encouraged them to replicate that support on February 3, 2024.

“It is time for us to show the people of Plateau State that we do not take this responsibility lightly. Therefore, we have the duty and responsibility to go to every nook and cranny of the six local government areas of Plateau North to ensure that these two gentlemen return to the National Assembly”.

Governor Mutfwang called on INEC to remain an unbiased party in the re-run election, assuring Plateau residents that PDP would be on the ballot and would win convincingly.

Former Governor of Plateau State, Sen. Jonah David Jang, highlighted Plateau’s historical allegiance to the PDP and commended the late Chief Solomon Lar for laying a solid foundation for the party in Plateau and Nigeria.

Jang urged Plateau residents to ignore individuals using religious and ethnic sentiments to divide the people, emphasizing the importance of unity for peace and harmony in the state.

He appealed to National and State Assembly lawmakers whose mandates were nullified at the Appeal Court to exercise patience as the party awaits the decision of the National Judicial Council on unjust judgments.

Hon. Chris Hassan, the State Party Chairman, expressed gratitude for the unwavering support the party has received from the people. He acknowledged Governor Mutfwang’s unprecedented performance in the last 7 months.

Sen. Simon Mwadkon and Hon. Musa Agah, the Plateau North Senatorial Candidate and Candidate for Bassa/Jos North Federal Constituency, respectively, thanked the people for their support in previous elections, assuring that they would continue to be the voice of Plateau in the National Assembly.

In a statement by Gyang Bere, the
Director of Press and Public Affairs to the Plateau State governor said Hon. Davou Mang, Plateau North PDP Chairman, Chief Raymond Dabo, the Chairman PDP Elders Forum, and Hajiya Jemila Gwandu, among others, reaffirmed their total support for the party’s victory in the re-run election.