Plateau PDP gubernatorial candidate concedes defeat

Gyang Pwajok

The Plateau State Gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gyang Pwajok, has conceded defeat and said he will not challenge the result of the election.

Mr. Pwajok stated this on Tuesday in a press ​statement​.

He said the outcome of the elections was an act of God and added that he is prepared to assist the winner, the All Progressives Congress’ Simon Lalong, develop the state.

“In the light of our conviction that God gives power to whom he feels and the time he chooses, we wish to extend a hand of fellowship and support to our brother.”

Voter died while defending democracy

Mr. Pwajok said one Salim Nasiru, who was shot by security agents at a polling unit in Jos North during voting,
​wa​s a martyr for democracy.

“Salim Nasiru died in the line of duty and in defense of democratic principles. He was insisting on the orderly conduct of elections to allow for freedom of choice by voters, but was picked up and subsequently gunned down by a team of security men.”

Mr. Pwajok appealed to his supporters to remain calm and accept the outcome of the election.

The PDP won 13 out of the 24 state House of Assembly seats while the APC won 11 seats.


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  • Du Covenant

    Bushman, you and your uncle rigged and rigged but still could not suppress the will of the people. You have nothing to offer Plateau State go and look for job. We have seen what you can do if and when given the chance you wicked souls.

    • Ade

      He is not employable! He should go and died with his uncle Jang whose victory will be overturned at the tribunal.

      • Foresight

        Mind U he has a PhD and was a university lecturer!

        • Ade

          You can’t get wisdom in the ivory tower, ask Jonathan

          • godspeed223

            Eya fa, jang do do you wayo…see old man give you 4-0 no kidney, no senator, no governor no work. Ol boy, see wahala, God cannot be mocked, you and your master think say plateau people no get sense,