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Plateau PDP conducts bye-election for Jos North /Bassa Federal Constituency

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has conducted its bye-election primaries for Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency, with Hon. Musa Agah clinching the winning ticket by pulling 152 votes against his opponent, Hon. Jonathan Dabo, who got 127 votes.

Our correspondent reports that, there were 3 contestants for the position in the primary election, namely: Hon. Jonathan Dabo, Musa Agah, and Hon. David Racha, who got one vote.

State Chairman for PDP in Nasarawa State, Hon. Francis Orogu, while announcing the results, said, 281 delegates were accredited and cast their votes, and only one invalid vote was recorded.

According to him, he saw the keenly contested primaries between the aspirants, as every one of them demonstrated the quality of leadership, and urged members of the PDP family to ignore any human error that might have occurred in the process of voting.

While calling on them to work together as one family, he urged that they should accept the results as it was, for the party to produce the next Member of the House of Reps for Jos North/Bassa seat. Many described the exercise, which was held at Lamonde Hotel on Thursday, as being one of the most peaceful in the State.

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