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PDP’s Mutfwang leads in Plateau governorship election


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Plateau, Mr Caleb Mutfwang, has won seven out of the 13 local governments so far declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Dr Nentawe Yilwatda won the remaining six.

The results were as announced by returning officer of the governorship election held on March 18, Prof. Idris Amadi, Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Lafia.

The local governments won by the PDP candidate include Mangu, Barkin Ladi, Riyom, Bassa, Langtang North, Langtang South and Mikang.

Meanwhile the APC candidate led in Shendam, Kanke, Pankshin, Kanam, Jos East and Wase local governments.

The details of the result indicated that in Mangu with total registered voters 224, 784, accredited voters of 106,220, PDP got 77,279, APC polled 25,570 while Labour Party (LP) got 1621, Barkin Ladi with total registered voters 125, 311, accredited voters 55,678, PDP 32,119, APC 18,568 and LP 4,118.

In Riyom, the total registered voters 81098, accredited voters 34,034, PDP scored 18,647, APC 12,657, LP 1,878, in Bassa, total registered voters 157,009, accredited voters 59018,PDP got 29,135, APC 25788 and LP 2581.

The result shows that in Langtang North, the total registered voters 136,108 accredited voters 56,534, PDP scored 27826, APC 20,756 and LP 6575 while in Langtang South, the total registered voters is 72,956, accredited voters 31,039, PDP got 16,104, APC 12437 and LP 846

In Mikang with total registered voters of 63, 790, accredited voters 23, 774, PDP scored 12, 027, while APC got 10, 691 and LP 672.

The result from Shendam with total registered voters of 178, 914

Accredited voters 55, 735, APC got 30, 815, PDP 17, 733 and

LP 5,169 and in Kanke with total registered voters 102, 567 accredited voters 43,366, APC polled 35, 436, PDP 6, 870 and

LP 633.

In Pankshin with total registered voters 101, 264 accredited voters 59,721 APC got 28, 827, PDP 15, 957 and LP 7,949

In Kanam with total registered voters of 164,29 accredited voters 79, 379 APC scored 48, 710, PDP 28706 and LP 1171.

The result further indicated that in Jos East with accredited voters 23,121, APC scored 11, 852, PDP got 7238 and LP 1347, while in Wase with total registered voters 168, 415

accredited voters 64,002, APC polled 35, 01, PDP 26557 and LP 269.

The results from Jos South, Jos North, Quan Pan and Bokkos local governments are yet to be announced.


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