Plateau State Governor Barrister Simon Bako Lalong has clinched the APC ticket to run for Plateau South Senatorial District Seat in 2023 general elections.
At the primary elections held in Shendam, the zonal headquarters of the Senatorial District, the delegates unanimously elected the governor who was unopposed as the Standard bearer of the APC as the sole candidate, the governor was elected through affirmation.
Zonal Chairman of the APC in Plateau South Senatorial zone, Alhaji Musa Abdullahi, said members of the party in the zone, resolved to give governor Lalong their mandate to represent them in the Red Chambers because of his experience and performance as governor of the State.
The Returning Officer, Tito Oseni, said the governor got 335 votes, while 5 votes were voided.
In a statement issued by his media aide Dr Makut Simon Macham, the governor thanked the APC members in the zone for giving him the mandate, Saying he would not disappoint them.
“Lalong said he would use his experience as a former Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Governor and Lawyer, to attract development opportunities to the zone and the State”. Makut said.