Plateau Declared Result Is Temporary Setback – Senator Useni


CHAMBERLAIN ODEY, JOS – The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the just concluded gubernatorial election in Plateau State, Senator Jeremiah Timbut Useni has announced the declaration of Governor Simon Bako Lalong as winner of the poll by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Useni said that his Party, the PDP and himself consider the upset as a mere ‘temporary setback’.

Reacting to the announcement of the result by INEC, Useni said; “My team and I have gone through both the official results released by INEC and the documents submitted by our own field staff”, and we have every reason to believe that justice has so far not been done to our people in this election, because of massive rigging and electoral shortcomings.”

He further said; “After due consultation, I hereby state that the results announced by INEC are not acceptable to us”.

To take care of the perceived injustice, Useni said the he and the PDP have requested their legal team to activate all the due processes to reclaim their cherished mandate.”

According to him; “We will pursue this matter diligently. The Restoration Agenda is for the soul of Plateau state, until its glory is restored.”

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