Plateau LG polls: PDP wins in 14 local governments, DPP wins one

Jonah Jang, Plateau state governor

The APC lost in all 14 local governments were it presented candidates

The Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission, PLASIEC, on Friday released official results of the February 25 elections into local government councils with the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, winning 14 of the chairmanship positions declared.

Fifteen local governments participated in the exercise after two – Jos North and Wase – were excluded for security concerns.

PLASIEC Chairman, Peter Dalyop, who declared the results in Jos, said that the chairmanship results from Langtang North Local Government were inconclusive.

“There will be a re-run election in Jat Ward in Langtang North on March 3, 2014, to determine the winner of the Chairmanship seat,” he said.

There had been earlier reports that the Democratic Peoples Party, DPP, had won the Langtang North election

Mr. Dalyop, however, said that the local government had 18 wards, but that results from only 17 wards were collated, which made it impossible for PLASIEC to accept them.

“After the conduct of the re-run, the winner will receive the certificate of return along with the others,” he said.

Details of the results indicated that the PDP won in Barkin-Ladi, Bassa, Bokkos, Mikang, Jos South, Riyom, Pankshin and Kanke. Others local governments included Jos East, Kanam, Langtang South, Quan-Pan, Riyom and Shendam.

Mr. Dalyop said that the names of the victorious councillors would be announced after collation had been concluded.

(NAN)


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  • concernednigerian

    What has Lai Mohammed got to say?

    • redeem

      Soon APC will claim-the elections in Plateau was rigged–that they will be meeting with Salami first thing tomorrow morning to advise them on their next line of action–for now they have asked Amaechi ati Sanusi to make funds available for their legal team headed by salamatu-Buhari

      • Ide4u

        Do you need a rocket scientist to tell you that it was rigged? How can a governor who believes that 16 is greater than 19 allow anyone with the most votes to be any of his Local Government chairman?

      • PmDon

        Deri, you need to change the format of your comments at times, because not doing so gives you away. Redeem ko, Redrunkard ni. How wonder how many aliases you have on social media, Mr copy and paste…

        • PmDon

          ‘I wonder how many aliases you have’

  • Yiljap Abraham

    Plateau celebrates PEACE!