Plateau LG Polls An Executive Rascality, Rape Of Democracy – PDP

Plateau LG Polls An Executive Rascality, Rape Of Democracy – PDP

By Wires Editor | The Trent on October 11, 2021
PDP Presidential Rally held in Ibadan in 2019
Supporters of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) attend a campaign rally in Lagos, Nigeria, February 12, 2019. | REUTERS/Luc Gnago

The main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Plateau State has described the declaration of winners of Local Government Council elections in the State by the Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission, PLASIEC, which the party said was aided by Governor Simon Lalong as an “executive rascality”.

The PDP also described the elections as the worst in history of local government elections in the country.

The Party advised the chairmen and councillors declared by PLASIEC, “not to celebrate because they were not elected by the people but rather appointed”.

On Sunday, the Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission, PLASIEC had announced the result of the local government elections conducted on Saturday, the 9th of October, 2021, with the ruling All Progressives Congress candidates winning all the chairmanship and councillorship positions in State.

Announcing the result in the present of stakeholders at its headquarters in Jos, the Chairman of PLASIEC, Mr. Fabian Ntung said, “the APC won all the chairmanship seats in the 17 local Government Area of the State.

Similar, the PLASIEC Chairman also announced that, “All the 325 councillorship positions across the 325 wards in the 17 local government Area were also won by the APC.”


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