Plateau: No rift between Governor Lalong and myself- Senator Daduut

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Senator representing Plateau South Senatorial District, Professor Nora Ladi Daduut has dispelled the rumoured rift between her and Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong.

Professor Daduut, a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state made this known while addressing Newsmen on thursday night in Jos.

She said, Governor Lalong always supported her politically and that she respects the governor so much.

Daduut said there was never a time she fell out with Lalong.

In her words; ” I want to use this opportunity to clear the air on some ongoing rumours and unverified reports carried out by some online and electronic media alleging that I am seeking re-election and have been denied the opportunity by some major political actors in the state and that I was attaccked and threatened to back down from the race of the Senatorial seat.

“I Senator Professor Nora Ladi Daduut want to emphatically stress that I have never contemplated seeking re-election at any point in time, nor endeavor to procure a Nomination/Interest Forms for Plateau South Senatorial District race.

Secondly, I have never informed anyone that my life was threatened because of the Senatorial I seat currently occupy”

She added that what happened in Namu District of Qua’an Pan Local Government Council on 28th April 2022 was an act of criminality by hoodlums, dissident enemies of progress and detractors protesting the arrest of some suspected criminals and unfortunately, my entourage including that of the NUJ who went to cover my event got up in it”.

” I want to use this medium to say that no rift whatsoever exists between me, Senator Professor Dame Nora Ladi Daduut, the Senator representing Plateau South and the Governor, His Excellency Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong”

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” Governor Simon Lalong has been very supportive and I do appreciate all his support this far.”

“Any rumour that I have been threatened by Governor Lalong is baseless, false and mere blackmail which should be disregarded.

Daduut furher added that “I want to use this opportunity to thank his Excellency, Governor Simon Bako Lalong for his support and to say that I support his political aspirations, and would always remain grateful to him for his support.”

She urged the people of her district to remain peaceful and continue to do more for the people of her senatorial district while in the senate.

Senator Professor Nora Ladi Daduut is the senator representing Plateau South Senatorial District same zone with Governor of Plateau state Simon Bako Lalong who is currently vying for the zone’s senattorial slots.

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