Prof. Nora Daduut of the Division of French, College of Jos has been declared winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) main for the Plateau South Senatorial District by-election.
This adopted the peaceable main performed on the Shendam Native Authorities Secretariat, which is the headquarters of the zone.
DAILY POST remembers that the Plateau South Senatorial seat has been vacant because the demise of Senator Ignatius Longjan, in February, 2020.
Declaring the outcomes, the Chairman of the electoral Committee, Habu Isa Ajiya, introduced as follows: Prof Nora Daduut 1,936 votes,
Damian Shekarau 61 votes, Prof Doknan Shenni 60 votes, whereas Prof. Emmanuel Garba scored 16 votes.
The electoral committee chairman additionally urged the winner to embrace every of the aspirants with a purpose to unite them and win the secondary election slated for October, stressing that in APC there isn’t a winner or loser.
Governor Simon Lalong had earlier expressed confidence that the APC will retain its seat on the Senate throughout the forthcoming Plateau South Senatorial by-election.
Lalong acknowledged this shortly after casting his vote on the APC main election.
He recommended the peaceable and clear conduct of delegates and occasion officers, describing it because the show of democratic maturity.
He mentioned “we have now been getting ready for this main as one united household to make sure that we produce one of the best candidate that may fly the flag of the APC on the principal elections.
“Whoever the delegates select, we will rally spherical her or him and market to the citizens with a purpose to make sure that we retain our seat.
“We’re very optimistic of victory as our occasion stays the dominant occasion on this Senatorial District with data of efficiency.”
In his remarks, State APC Chairman, Letep Dabang by means of the State Secretary of the Social gathering, Bashir Sati, mentioned the occasion will attain out to all aspirants who contested for the by-election main to assist and unite with the winner of the first.
Additionally, Talking on behalf of his colleagues, the chairman of Shendam Native Authorities Council Alex Naantuam mentioned they’re overwhelmed with the way in which the by-election main was performed peacefully devoid of violence.